all in one piece
all in one piece
Fig. safely; without damage. •

Her son came home from school all in one piece, even though he had been in a fight.

The package was handled carelessly, but the vase inside arrived all in one piece.

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{adv. phr.} Safely; without damage or harm. * /John's father was terribly concerned when his son was sent to war as a pilot, but he came home all in one piece./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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