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British pronunciation/bˈaɡ and bˈaɡɪdʒ/
American pronunciation/bˈæɡ ænd bˈæɡɪdʒ/
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with everything that one owns

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bag and baggage definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "bag and baggage" and when to use it?

The idiom "bag and baggage" has its origins in the 16th century and is related to the practice of travelers carrying their belongings in bags and other luggage. "Bag" refers to personal belongings in a bag, and "baggage" refers to all the luggage a person carries when moving or traveling. People use this phrase to mean "with all one's possessions" or "including everything." It often implies leaving or departing, usually from a place, often with a sense of finality.

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She left her job, taking her office supplies and personal belongings with her, bag and baggage.
The company decided to shut down the branch, moving the employees and equipment bag and baggage.
When they moved to a new city, they took all their furniture with them, bag and baggage.
He decided to leave the country for good, selling his property and leaving bag and baggage.
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