Idiom: The world and his wife
Meaning: If the world and his wife were somewhere, then huge numbers of people were present.Country: International English | Subject Area: Men & women | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- World is your oyster
- World at your feet
- On top of the world
- Out of this world
- Dutch wife
- It takes all kinds to make a world
- Think the world of
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