Expression: ‘As big as the world’ – stated to describe something huge, immense.
Expression: ‘went round the world’ – Stated of someone who has traveled extensively.
Expression – stated to denote hot and humid weather.
Expression: made something to look as if it were the end of the world, to exaggerate.
Expression: ‘Ran all round the world’ – stated of someone who has wandered widely
Expression: Came into the world – denoting birth.
Expression: stated of someone who tends to exaggerate, make mountains out of molehills.
Expression: ‘the world was heavy for him’ – stated of someone who lost hope of concluding something because of perceived difficulties. Lost courage, will.
Expression: ‘he just started in life’ – stated of someone young and inexperienced.
Expression: ‘he recognised the world’ – stated of someone who chose to opt out on the trappings of life and sought a solitary and contemplative life.
Expression: ‘the world has gone upside down’ – usually stated to denote that social customs and mores are opposite of what they used to be.
Exclamation – uttered when something goes wrong.
Expression: ‘A woman of the world’ – stated to denote a woman of loose morals, slut, prostitute.
Expression: He toppled the earth – stated of someone who has turned everything upside down.
Expression: ‘he’s living in another world’ – stated to denote someone who is absent minded, lost in his own thoughts.
Expression: ‘the world is about to fall’ – stated of someone who exaggerates, makes mountains out of molehills.
Expression: ‘he came out into the world’ – stated of someone who decided not to stay isolated anymore and began to socialise.