go to the ends of the earth

go to the ends of the earth

to do as much as possible Most people would go to the ends of the earth to make sure their child had the best possible doctor.
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go to the ends of the earth

to do everything possible in order to achieve something (often + to do sth) Some journalists would go to the ends of the earth to get a story.
See also: earth, end, of
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The pig--who, of course, will go to the ends of the earth for a full meal--moved first by companies, scuffling over the rocks, and the deer followed, with the small wild foxes that live on the dead and dying of the herds; and the heavy-shouldered nilghai moved parallel with the deer, and the wild buffaloes of the swamps came after the nilghai.
In his election campaign, Mayor Pawlak vowed to go to the ends of the earth to make the city work again.
Dave jones is willing to go to the ends of the earth to find a winning formula at Cardiff City.
Shaq is one guy I'd go to the ends of the Earth for,'' said Grant, who knows - and appreciates - that O'Neal worked behind the scenes to reunite them.
As energy companies go to the ends of the earth to find and extract oil and natural gas, Crowley's energy and marine services group is helping to make that possible," said John Douglass, Crowley senior vice president and general manager, Atlantic/Gulf region.
Bob | Sarah, who met Bob in 1976, said: "He was entirely modest and unassuming and would go to the ends of the earth to sort out people's problems.
Nancy Peterson, Vice President of Marketing at Matlaw's says,"We go to the ends of the earth to find the best seafood and flavor combinations for our products.
I would go to the ends of the earth to make sure he couldn't do it to anybody else no matter what his motives were, spurned suitor or delusional Facebook stalker.
Richard DesLauriers, the top FBI agent in Boston, pledged: "We will go to the ends of the Earth to identify the subject or subjects who are responsible for this despicable crime, and we will do everything we can to bring them to justice.
You don't have to go to the ends of the earth for that kind of freedom; you just need to take a trip to the southernmost end of the continental United States.
We will go to the ends of the Earth, literally, to provide a fun and unique gaming experience like no other.
Her father Mitch vows he'll go to the ends of the Earth to help her, if only she'd let him.
Normally I would go to the ends of the earth to avoid such a chore - offering to clean out the guttering or scrape the inside of the oven instead.
Science World's editors are willing to go to the ends of the Earth to track down a good story.
We will go to the ends of the earth to find the suspects responsible for this despicable crime," special agent-in-charge of the FBI's Boston field office, Richard DesLauriers said in a news conference on Tuesday.