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wouldn't miss it for the world

wouldn't miss it for the world

Date: Jun 27 2013


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“Our next performer made it very clear to me that she wouldn’t miss being here for the world.”

-Singer Blake Shelton on his wife, Miranda Lambert, performing a benefit concert for the victims of the Oklahoma tornado (Us Weekly)


- 歌手布莱克·谢尔顿 (Blake Shelton) 谈论妻子米兰达·兰伯特 (Miranda Lambert) 在为俄克拉何马州龙卷风受害者举办的慈善演唱会上的表现


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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would not miss an event under any circumstances

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Have you ever looked at a globe? It’s so cool to see the world represented in an object like that. Even though there are other planets and galaxies out there, when you really look at a globe, and see all the different continents and countries, it makes you realize that the world we live in is really cool. And it’s hugely important, because it contains us all.

So when you think about it, the world is us, and we are the world. The world is the most important thing to us, because it defines our entire existence. So when someone invites you to a party and you say that you wouldn’t miss it for the world, you mean that you wouldn’t miss the party even if someone said that they would give you the world if you didn’t go. This is an exaggeration, of course, because no one can give or take away the world. But the expression is used to show how much going to the party means to you.

When Blake Shelton was introducing his wife, Miranda Lambert, at a benefit for Oklahoma’s tornado victims, he said she wouldn’t miss it for the world. His statement shows how important it was to Miranda to be there and to give her support to the victims of that terrible weather event.

What’s an event that might cause you to say, “I wouldn’t miss it for the world”?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I may live across the country, but I’m definitely going to my best friend’s wedding. I wouldn’t miss it for the world.”

“I’m so excited that Fleetwood Mac is coming to play in my town! I wouldn’t miss that concert for the world.”

“I told her I wouldn’t miss her party for the world, but I was just being nice. I don’t really want to go.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

shaerwan will attend ror sure
by shaerwan
Julissita It would be impossible not to attend.
by Julissita

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i wouldnt miss traveling to europe with my  family for the world cuz that was the most enjoyable and interesting trip for me

10:44 AM Aug 08 2013 |


VOLTSSuper Member!


i could say that i wouldn’t miss world cup football final for the world…but there is a better reason today for changing that… this is my ebaby lesson number 1.000, i’ve been enjoying, making friends and learning english here for at least 5 years, ... so this is a great opportunity to thank englishbaby… i wouldn’t miss this opportunity for the world !!!! 

08:34 AM Aug 08 2013 |



Viet Nam

nowadays, everyone wouldn’t miss  facebook for the world

02:33 AM Jul 11 2013 |



Saudi Arabia

I wouldn’t miss JUSTICE for the world.

Lots of injustice we see around these days and if I’m in the forefront My instinct jump for the right and Justice.
would you help somebody whos treated unjustly ?
remember you or your loved one could be in their place. :)


07:12 PM Jun 29 2013 |



Syrian Arab Republic

i wouldnit miss being here in e baby for the world

05:01 AM Jun 29 2013 |



Depeche mode gig tomorrow in Kiev, Ukraine! I wouldn’t miss it for the world!))

07:58 PM Jun 28 2013 |

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Lee Min Ho will be leaving Msia this Sunday via KLIA. I’ll stick around and would not miss it for the world.

04:12 AM Jun 28 2013 |


santo0712Super Member!


Every day when I come back from my job, and arrive at my home, I start practice my english in English Baby, I wouldn’t miss being here for the world.

12:00 AM Jun 28 2013 |



i wouldn’t miss alfager pray for the wourld :)

11:40 PM Jun 27 2013 |




Soon, my best friend is getting married, I’m very happy for her and waiting this day when she stand on the one path with her beloved)i wouldn’t miss it for the world )

10:21 PM Jun 27 2013 |



I wouldn’t miss my graduation, any chance to travel abroad, or any of my best friends’ s weddings for the world!!

01:29 PM Jun 27 2013 |



Congo, Democratic Republic Of The

Tomorrow’s the nice and cool day  for me, I’ve got to go somewhere at a friend’s meeting, so I wouldn’t miss that meeting for the world, Check out the new expression !!!

01:20 PM Jun 27 2013 |



Anyone wouldn’t miss her/his own wedding for the world!hahaha…

01:12 PM Jun 27 2013 |

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Ya Nina


Definitely, it is very a very good expression to show how large must be our desire to visit some events. Certainly, there are a lot of similar events in my life, for example, a farewell party at the school, a long-awaited friend’s birthday, the weddings – yours or your best friend:).

Speaking about my opinion of such events, I find that it isn’t necessary so that future event would be so ambitious. I can say about future event that I wouldn’t miss it for the world if I just wait for it a long time. It can be a meeting with my close friends, a walking in the park with my children etc. On the other hand, there are such events when you suppose that you wouldn’t miss it for the world, but unexpectable circumstances change your plans and it finally save your life. So I believe that we have to listen to our inner voice, our intuition and be able to change our plans even if we are sure that we wouldn’t miss it for the world.  

12:02 PM Jun 27 2013 |




My granddaughter’s birthday party will be on Saturday. I wouldn’t miss it for the world! 

09:19 AM Jun 27 2013 |




Lakers will come to Shanghai and playing a game,as a Lakers Funs,i wouldn’t to miss it for the world . 

08:52 AM Jun 27 2013 |



if I give a promise to others,whatever it is,I wouldn’t miss it for the world.

08:32 AM Jun 27 2013 |

Arlinrat Aui


I am a very greedy. And my whole life. i
wouldn’t to miss everything it for the world

i try to…dear :D

08:30 AM Jun 27 2013 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

When a child is crying, I love to give him some chocolate and bring smile into his face. I wouldn’t miss it for the world

05:48 AM Jun 27 2013 |




There is 50% off at my favorite clothing shop next week. I would not miss it for the world. :) 

05:44 AM Jun 27 2013 |

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