not miss (something) for the world

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not miss (something) for the world

To be unwilling to miss seeing or experiencing something no matter what other things might get in the way. Don't worry, sweetie, I'll be there to see your performance tonight. I wouldn't miss it for the world. There's a big project that's coming up the same month I'm travelling to Paris, but hopefully my colleagues can handle it without me because I'm not missing this trip for the world!
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not miss something for the world

 and not miss something for love nor money
Fig. would not miss something for any reason at all. Of course I'll be at your wedding. I wouldn't miss it for the world.
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Aside from playing in the national team, Clarkson will also be the Philippines flag-bearer in the opening ceremonies - an event that his parents wouldn't miss for the world.
He added: "It's something I have had for the last few months, but you get treatment for it and this is one of those games that you wouldn't miss for the world. Even if I was on crutches I would try and get out there."
But, in my defence, it happens rarely and is a bonding experience I wouldn't miss for the world.
The first smile, the experiments in walking, and eventually the first day at school are all times you wouldn't miss for the world.
The first smile, the experiments in walking and the first day at school are all times you wouldn't miss for the world. The trouble is, moments like these are gone in an instant, as are the thousands more which are less of a landmark, but no less significant.
A REUNION has been organised on Sunday night at the Dundee Hilton that I wouldn't miss for the world.
Insurance broker Gerry, who moved to the US in 1978, said: it was a match he "wouldn't miss for the world".
And to now see Scotland play Brazil in the first match of this year's competition is something I wouldn't miss for the world.
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