go to the world

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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?"
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I asked him something I'd wondered for a long time -- namely, how could a kid who grew up in Philadelphia when the Phillies went to the World Series in 1993 wind up a Yankees fan.
In 1994, only 26 players from the Premier League went to the World Cup, while in 1998 70 players from the Premiership travelled to France.
The rest went to the world revolution and to open foreign bank accounts for our leaders.
And after undergoing radiation treatments for cancer in her right foreleg, a year ago she went to the World Trade Center, where she helped find about 20 victims of the terrorist attacks.
LaCour went to the wedding and Chatsworth went to the World Series.
He's a great guy to have in the clubhouse,'' said Mets second baseman Carlos Baerga, who played with Murray in 1995, when the Cleveland Indians went to the World Series.
Williams, the third-base coach on four Atlanta Braves teams that went to the World Series, was hired to succeed Kevin Kennedy, who was fired Sept.
Because the program has had success recently - four of the players were on the Major division team that went to the World Series last year - the loss was tough to take.