Having all from beginning to end

Etymology:

  • For many years, any food which was presented from start of the meal and at the end was meant for the whole thing that completes it. In the middle of 20th century in America, the expression got advanced into “from soups to nuts”. As we know at any meal, soup is served first and the dessert with nuts at the end of the meal. The expression can be used for varieties offered for sale.
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The waiter said that they have got all from soups to nuts for a perfect Chinese dinner.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'From Soup to Nuts':

from soup to nutsFrom beginning to end; throughout.
from soup to nutsFrom the first course of a meal to the last.
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von der Suppe bis zu den Nüssen

από σούπα έως ξηρούς καρπούς

de sopa a nueces

सूप से नट्स तक

de sopa a nozes

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