the Great Beyond


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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
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Choking back tears, Court closed with the words: "I know Biddles that you're not very religious, but if there's somewhere in the great beyond where we can meet again, please be there.
The BCS is bound for the Great Beyond after this season, and if anyone is entitled to dance on the grave, it would be Mike Bellotti.
Is their famous ancestor Edgar Allan Poe trying to help them from the Great Beyond? Their mishaps and misadventures are epic and fun.
I call out to you from the Great Beyond (post-graduation), and, like Marley's ghost, I come bearing a message to save you from eternal torment, or at least, from project failure.
What many do not know is that when Jane was a baby, she went to the Great Beyond for a few minutes before returning with a spirit who shadows her and forces her to inflict pain on herself.
"Twitter Death" has become a near-daily occurrence, prompting a great many users to respond with caution when they hear that Madonna, Jackie Chan or Snooki has gone to the great beyond. In that context, it's tough to make the case that a handful of dubiously sourced Twitter posts by unknown individuals with relatively small followings broke the news of Houston's death in any meaningful way.
Then we perforated the can several times with.22 slugs and sent the rat to the great beyond. The unexpected and unwanted McCormick-Deering tractor accessory ceased to exist.
Her agenda, however, is to discuss the notion of spiritualism and why people are fixated with what awaits them - or doesn't - in the great beyond on the other side.
But for the soul of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, who called it a day on Monday morning and has possibly moved on to acquire a new body, the journey to the great beyond wouldn't have been easy.
You'd travel for five of those, play with the grandkids for the next five and then you'd get the call for the great beyond. The average life expectancy in this country is still about 78 years old, but among wealthier clients, that number goes up dramatically, and running out of money in one's late 80s isn't hard to imagine.
"There are many wonderful ways to say the last goodbye and send your beloved to the great beyond ...
Their second and latest, Of Sound Mind (Tee Pee), is a raging eight-part psychedelic power-jam that exalts the dark Pink Floyd-isms of Bay Area dirge lords Neurosis, with swirling organ passages, coolly melodic ambient interludes, and lysergic vocal exchanges from beyond the great beyond. Maranga and Foley explain all.--J Bennett
Each disappears into the great beyond of my rear-view.
So that's what I was being offered--a free flaming ticket to the great beyond. The letter was extremely helpful, detailing the cremation rate in my state and offering bullet points on exactly why this option makes so darn much sense.