move heaven and earth to do

move heaven and earth

To do everything that one can to make something happen. I had to move heaven and earth to get a flight home at Christmastime.
See also: and, earth, heaven, move
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

move heaven and earth to do something

Fig. to make a major effort to do something. "I'll move heaven and earth to be with you, Mary," said Bill. I had to move heaven and earth to get there on time.
See also: and, earth, heaven, move
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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