great beyond

the Great Beyond

The afterlife; where one is said to go after dying. It's such a shame that Tom has passed on to the Great Beyond. When is his funeral?
See also: beyond, great

great beyond

Euph. life after death. The fortuneteller claimed to get messages from the great beyond. I often think of my loved ones in the great beyond, and long for the day I will see them again.
See also: beyond, great
References in classic literature ?
Hovering on the verge of the great beyond,--her body "struck" and no longer under control of her iron will,--no divine visions floated across her tired brain; nothing but petty cares and sordid anxieties.
A hail of minor shells could not have given her upper works a more broken, torn, and devastated aspect: and she had about her the worn, weary air of ships coming from the far ends of the world -- and indeed with truth, for in her short passage she had been very far; sighting, verily, even the coast of the Great Beyond, whence no ship ever returns to give up her crew to the dust of the earth.
As a part of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch, the roadster was sent into the great beyond with nothing but a pat on its back.
In his tribute, Speaker Bhofal Chambers says the fallen senator lived a sagacious life and will forever be remembered; adding that may his departure be a success to the great beyond, reminding that in the midst of life there is death.
But like everything else in "Toy Story 4," it's cranked way up, and Woody has his hands full keeping him from leaping headfirst into the great beyond.
Considering how many Nigerians have been dispatched to the great beyond after being similarly charged by the Saudi authorities over the years, and given the circumstances surrounding the arrest and detention of Zainab and Ibrahim, there is a legitimate question as to how many of those tried and executed were in fact innocent.
Summary: In the pages of NASA Archives there's a return to wonder about the great beyond
ATHLETES and sports leaders who joined the great beyond last year will be remembered in the San Miguel Corp.-Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Annual Awards Night on Tuesday at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel.
KARACHI -- William Shakespeare was great beyond greatness.
What I like about all these great writers including Art Buchwald was that they were not afraid of what was going to happen to them and were prepared to go to the great beyond, even the great Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovski who killed himself wrote in his suicide note, quite tongue in check I must say, 'I don't recommend this for others!'
When you exit the premises to move elsewhere or on to the great beyond, the checks stop and your estate must repay the loan.
The years have come and gone, along with some of my colleagues in peace advocacy work who have gone ahead to the Great Beyond.
In my high school days, I was asked by fellow students Jess Ang, Rolly Mindo, Janet Palad, and Virgie Ojoy (some of them may now be in great beyond) to join them as staff writers of the school organ Rizalian, then moderated by now city councilor Pilar Braga.
Alive, her man was very demanding of his conjugal rights; maybe she's scared that lack of them and non compliant angels in the great beyond will urge him to return to her at night, is probably a more likely explanation.