go to any length

go to any length

Fig. to do whatever is necessary. (See also go to great lengths (to do something).) I'll go to any length to secure this contract. I want to get a college degree, but I won't go to any length to get one.
See also: any, length

go to any length

Also, go to great lengths. Take a great deal of trouble for something, go to extremes. For example, He'll go to great lengths to make a perfect chocolate cake, or, as Benjamin Disraeli put it in Coningsby (1844): "He would go ... [to] any lengths for his party."
See also: any, length
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She also discovers that those closest to her will go to any length necessary to steal her fortune.
As the company previously mentioned we will go to any length to protect the interest of our loyal shareholders.
Needless to say, the powers that be are definitely angry at such uprisings, and are willing to go to any length to destroy them.
It depicts the unyielding strength of a young Russian revolutionary and her comrades who will go to any length to avenge her brother's death while imprisoned in Cannes, France.
It appears that they will go to any length to prolong this situation and try to prevent fair competition.
Meanwhile, the company is ready to go to any lengths to keep her quiet.
In her latest movie, ``Election,'' the 23-year-old actress plays an ultra-ambitious high school senior, Tracy Flick, who will go to any lengths to become class president.
They will go to any lengths to make sure the job is done promptly and done right.
but the real issue is a union willing to go to any lengths not to lose membership and members' dues.