move heaven and earth

Definition of move heaven and earth

  1. :  to work very hard to do something He vowed that he would move heaven and earth to finish the project on schedule.

Word by Word Definitions

moveplay
  1. :  to go or pass to another place or in a certain direction with a continuous motion

    :  to proceed toward a certain state or condition

    :  to become transferred during play

  1. :  the act of moving a piece (as in chess)

    :  the turn of a player to move

    :  a step taken especially to gain an objective :  maneuver

heavenplay
  1. :  the expanse of space that seems to be over the earth like a dome :  firmament

    :  the dwelling place of the Deity and the blessed dead

    :  a spiritual state of everlasting communion with God

earthplay
  1. :  the fragmental material composing part of the surface of the globe

    :  cultivable soil

    :  the sphere of mortal life as distinguished from spheres of spirit life — compare heaven, hell

  1. :  to drive to hiding in the earth

    :  ground

    :  to hide in the ground


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