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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
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I am going to the world's end to visit Oceanus (from whom all we gods proceed) and mother Tethys: they received me in their house, took care of me, and brought me up, having taken me over from Rhaea when Jove imprisoned great Saturn in the depths that are under earth and sea.
Then Juno told him a lying tale and said, "I am going to the world's end, to visit Oceanus, from whom all we gods proceed, and mother Tethys; they received me into their house, took care of me, and brought me up.
For the first time ever, the Scottish women's team is going to the World Cup and, in Chelsea forward Erin Cuthbert, we have someone who could potentially be one of the best players in the world.
He said: "A year ago, I don't think there would have been many saying I'd be going to the World Cup.
If every game is bona fide for sides going to the World Cup, why is it not the same for the warm-up acts where you can actually enforce a call-up?
Speaking on the 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' talk show on Tuesday, Ibrahimovic said: "I'm going to the World Cup, yes.
ROBERTO MARTINEZ is open-minded regarding Ross Barkley's chances of going to the World Cup finals in Brazil with England.
"I don't think the national side has been involved in a lot of these shorter type of games, so going to the World T20 where those situations could be a possibility is probably a great exercise for us," Sports24 quoted Domingo, as saying.
"I have my objective of going to the World Cup and being at my best at the World Cup.
"It's a very big achievement and I'm full of happiness and excitement about going to the World Cup - the biggest international stage in the world.
Summary: Scotland will not be going to the World Cup after losing 1-0 to Holland at Hampden Park.
The 30-year-old midfielder is on a high again after ending last season in the depths of despair with his contract running down, a UEFA Cup Final loser's medal in his pocket and a phone call from Holland boss Marco van Basten telling him he would not be going to the World Cup finals.
The 30-year-old Sky Blues old boy ended last season in the depths of despair with his contract running down, a UEFA Cup final losers' medal in his pocket nd a phone call from Holland boss Marco van Basten to tell him he would not be going to the World Cup finals.
John Beresford has told pounds 9.5m forward Albert Luque to look in the mirror if he wants to find out the real reason why he isn't going to the World Cup.