go to the world

go to the world

obsolete To get married. The phrase was once used to highlight the difference between married and religious life. A: "I must inform you that Lady Mary and Lord Michael have gone to the world." B: "And I was not invited to their nuptials?"
See also: go, world
References in classic literature ?
He adores her still, and would go to the world's end to please her.
"I have nothing to give," said the afflicted mother, "but I will go to the world's end for you!"
"For Paul to go to the World Cup and to be world champion can only be fantastic," said the United manager.
"Staying up is an amazing achievement for the club and I can now go to the World Cup free of mind and have a real go.
se re Ati Son, And caretaker Moore, whose team host Tottenham today, insists Livermore deserves to go to the World Cup after he was nominated for the Premier League player of the month for April.
"To go to the World Cup would be great and I am confident we are going to go through."
I expect him to go to the World Cup and do well but if he does, it will only be a bonus."
But speaking to the French media, he said: "Evra was behind me in the tunnel and he said: 'Get a good look at the Ukrainians, because if we don't go to the World Cup it will be because of them.' "Words like those made us ultra-motivated to play the kind of game that we did.
"You want to go to the World Cup, you want, at the age of 50, to be telling your grandkids 'I played at the World Cup'.
"Our goal is to go to the World Cup in Brazil, to get as many points as we can and we are all ready for it."
I've become a far more mature player, I've got a lot more international experience and I think I'm in a far better place to go to the World Cup and do well than I was last time round."
Summary: Wayne Bridge has made himself unavailable for selection by England and will not go to the World Cup finals.
"We do not pay players to go to the World Cup, we pay the players to do well for Arsenal.
If Rio plays the games before the last squad then, for me, he is fit and will go to the World Cup.
Beckham said: "I needed to give myself the best possible opportunity to go to the World Cup and to play on loan for Milan will help me to do."