Definition of cover all the bases in English:

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cover all the bases

Deal with something thoroughly: we thought our legal department had covered all the bases in our terms and conditions
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  • As befits Colonial Williamsburg, the present large book about its costume collection covers all bases.
  • A book with a tripartite title may be said to cover all bases, and it does just that.
  • It seemed to cover all bases although I was surprised that the court case was glossed over so quickly.
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