the ends of the earth

noun phrase

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: the most remote places in the world used figuratively to suggest no limit to an effort He would go to the ends of the earth to please her.We will search the ends of the earth if we have to.

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“The ends of the earth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20ends%20of%20the%20earth. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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