send (one) to glory

send (one) to glory

1. euphemism To kill one (i.e., to send one to heaven). "Glory" is sometimes capitalized in this usage. My faith in God is strong, so I have no fear of my enemies sending me to Glory. The boss sent Bobby Fisk around with a Tommy gun to send those dirty rats to glory.
2. To propel one to a position of great success, accomplishment, or fame. It was her last-minute goal that secured her team's victory and sent them to glory as the world champions.
See also: glory, send
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

send someone to glory

 
1. Fig. to kill someone. One shot sent him to glory. You want me to send you to glory or something?
2. Fig. to officiate at the burial services for someone. The preacher sent him to glory amidst the sobs of his relatives. The preacher probably gets fifty bucks for every stiff he sends to glory.
See also: glory, send
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

send someone to glory

1. tv. to kill someone. One shot sent him to glory.
2. tv. to officiate at the burial services for someone. The preacher sent him to glory amidst the sobs of six or seven former fans.
See also: glory, send, someone
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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