on earth
phrasal — used as an intensive <
to find out what on earth he was up to — Michael Holroyd
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  • On earth — Earth Earth ([ e]rth), n. [AS. eor[eth]e; akin to OS. ertha, OFries. irthe, D. aarde, OHG. erda, G. erde, Icel. j[ o]r[eth], Sw. & Dan. jord, Goth. a[=i]r[thorn]a, OHG. ero, Gr. ?, adv., to earth, and perh. to E. ear to plow.] 1. The globe or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • on earth — See: IN THE WORLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

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