Definition of 'to go the extra mile'
Example sentences containing 'to go the extra mile'
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People who know where they are going are more willing to go the extra mile. Christianity Today (2000)This is why 54 per cent of bosses look for employees who are willing to go the extra mile. The Sun (2014)When management puts in a great effort, those on your team are more than willing to go the extra mile. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's about being willing to go the extra mile, adding things to your game and having a work ethic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Be willing to go the extra mile to show your enthusiasm, and it won't take long to stand out! The Sun (2011)
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