go to any length(s)

idiom

: to make a great or extreme effort to do something
She'll go to any length(s) to avoid doing work.

Examples of go to any length(s) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the first trailer for Mel Gibson‘s Flight Risk, Mark Wahlberg plays a hitman who will go to any length to secure his kill — the sky is, quite literally, the limit. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 27 June 2024 The next weeks will show if those actors are more powerful than an ingrained élite willing to go to any lengths to guarantee its survival. Graciela Mochkofsky, The New Yorker, 12 Dec. 2023 What ensues is a dangerous, three-hour hunt that brings all of the agents together to unmask the truth — and the culprit will go to any lengths to stop them. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 9 Jan. 2023 Hockey Elliott: Kings and Ducks have their U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame moment Sept. 8, 2023 The NHL apparently will go to any lengths to promote the sport — except to put a franchise back in Quebec City. Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times, 16 Sep. 2023 The thing about working with Steven…we’re both searching for a memorable image and will go to any lengths to get it. Mark Holgate, Vogue, 22 Nov. 2022 The Red Sox continue to go to any lengths to protect and defend their erstwhile ace. Dan Shaughnessy, BostonGlobe.com, 8 July 2022 But what Syria showed is that the Russian forces are willing to basically go to any lengths, if pushed, to meet their objectives. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 9 Mar. 2022 The question now, though, is how to handle the rapidly deteriorating situation given that UNC 1878 seems willing to go to any lengths to generate ransomware revenue and could set a dangerous example for other digital crime groups. Lily Hay Newman, Wired, 29 Oct. 2020

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“Go to any length(s).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20to%20any%20length%28s%29. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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