go the extra mile


go the extra mile
take extra precaution, make an enormous effort, go out of one's way, bend over backwards (to see that something gets done)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • go the extra mile — verb /ˈɡəʊ ði ˈɛk.stɹə ˈmaɪl,ˈɡoʊ ði ˈɛk.stɹə ˈmaɪl/ To make an extra effort; to do a particularly good job. Its a small shop, but they really go the extra mile to help their customers …   Wiktionary

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