Leave No Stone Unturned

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Make all efforts to accomplish any task or something


  • A great ancient Greece playwright Euripides once told a legend general of Persia leaves his treasure in the tent and afterwards loses an important battle. Someone, who was asked to look for treasure, tried a lot to find it but could not, so to seek advice and help, he went to the Delphi’s oracle. The words of oracle were Moveromen lapidum, its translation in Latin is “to move every stone” means to try your best.

He says he will leave no stone unturned to take his company at the top level.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Leave No Stone Unturned':

leave no stone unturnedTo do a task very carefully and thoroughly, not missing any step.
leave no stone unturnedTo search thoroughly for something, looking in every conceivable place.
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