move heaven and earth

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move heaven and earth (third-person singular simple present moves heaven and earth, present participle moving heaven and earth, simple past and past participle moved heaven and earth)

  1. (idiomatic) To do whatever is necessary, including extreme or unusual actions; to go to extremes.
    He would move heaven and earth to make sure his family is healthy.
    Synonym: move mountains

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