English

Definition of 'go the extra mile'

Example sentences containing 'go the extra mile'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
We go the extra mile and especially look after elderly customers. The Sun (2015)Just go the extra mile to really make her smile. The Sun (2015)It's about recognising those who go the extra mile. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He wants to go the extra mile. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many innovative retailers are prepared to go the extra mile. Times, Sunday Times (2018)You have to go the extra mile if you want to acquire a masterpiece. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Go the extra mile and get it engraved with a message for 5 more. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One senses little willingness among the players to go the extra mile. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Without incentives, 'doctors may feel less inclined to go the extra mile,' he added. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who is prepared to go the extra mile? Times, Sunday Times (2012)

See related content

Translator
Translator
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : moko
Word of the day : moko
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar
Collins English Dictionary apps
Collins English Dictionary apps

Related Terms of 'go the extra mile'

Source

Definition of go the extra mile from the Collins English Dictionary
Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
Read more
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Read more
Learning English: Making suggestions when travelling
Take a boat? Stay overnight somewhere? This article looks at some useful phrases you can use when discussing options about what to do when travelling.
Read more
Collins English Dictionary Apps
Download our English Dictionary apps - available for both iOS and Android.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access