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Glory be!

Inf. an exclamation expressing surprise or shock. (A bit old-fashioned.) Mary: Glory be! Is that what I think it is? Sue: Well, it'sakitten, if that's what you thought. Sally: First a car just missed hitting her, then she fell down on the ice. Mary: Glory be!
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glory in something

Fig. to take great pleasure in something; to revel in something. He just glories in all the attention he is getting. Martha tends to glory in doing things just exactly right.
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in one's glory

Fig. at one's happiest or best. When I go to the beach on vacation, I'm in my glory. Sally is a good teacher. She's in her glory in the classroom.
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send someone to glory

1. Fig. to kill someone. One shot sent him to glory. You want me to send you to glory or something?
2. Fig. to officiate at the burial services for someone. The preacher sent him to glory amidst the sobs of his relatives. The preacher probably gets fifty bucks for every stiff he sends to glory.
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glory in something

to be very pleased or proud about something Her parents gloried in her success as an artist.
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in (all) somebody's/something's glory

in a very happy, successful, or beautiful state When he dropped out of the race, his opponents were in their glory. The garden in all its glory is now open to the public.
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the glory days (of something)

a time in the past when something was very successful The pace of American dance music has slowed considerably since the glory days of disco.
Usage notes: sometimes also used in the form someone's glory days: The song is a joyous nod to the group's glory days.
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somebody's/something's glory days

a time in the past when someone or something was very successful The book focusses on the glory days of the jazz scene in the early 1940's and 1950's.
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in one's glory

At one's best, happiest, or most gratified. For example, She was in her glory playing her first big solo, or In the classroom, this teacher's in his glory. [c. 1800] Also see in one's element.
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glory in

To take great pleasure or pride in something; revel in something: The composer gloried in the beauty of his own compositions.
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morning glory

and morning missile
n. a morning erection. Always happy to see the morning glory. Bobby has a morning missile instead of an alarm clock.
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send someone to glory

1. tv. to kill someone. One shot sent him to glory.
2. tv. to officiate at the burial services for someone. The preacher sent him to glory amidst the sobs of six or seven former fans.
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