Idiom:  not the end of the world

Meaning

Idiom:  not the end of the world

  • not the worst possible thing or situation

Example sentences

  • If you don't get into business school, it won't be the end of the world.
  • When you reach your 70's you realize getting old is not the end of the world.
  • Don't worry, it's not the end of the world if you don't have your badge. I can give you a temporary one for today. 
  • I tried to tell my daughter it was not the end of the world that she didn't make the swim team but she's too devastated to listen.
  • It's not the end of the world if I miss class this afternoon because I can get the notes from one of my friends.
  • We missed the first day of our holiday because our flight was canceled but it wasn't the end of the world and we enjoyed our trip anyway.
  • It's not the end of the world that you didn't get this promotion. There are many other opportunities that are going to come up in the next few months.
  • We knew it wasn't the end of the world that we lost our main client if we could hustle and find a few new contracts, which is exactly what we were able to do.
  • I really wanted to go home for Christmas but I couldn't get time off from work. It's not the end of the world though because they approved my leave request for New Year's.
  • It's always hard to remember that it's not the end of the world when you break up with someone, but life does go on.


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