move heaven and earth


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move heaven and earth (to do something)

to do everything possible to achieve a result I have instructed police to move heaven and earth to find whoever is responsible for this terrible crime.
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move heaven and earth

to do everything you can to achieve something (usually + to do sth) I moved heaven and earth to get you that interview, and you didn't even bother to show up for it!
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move heaven and earth

Exert the utmost effort, as in I'd move heaven and earth to get an apartment here. This hyperbolic expression was first recorded in 1792.
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move heaven and earth

To do everything possible to bring about something desired.
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