worldly belongings

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Noun1.worldly belongings - all the property that someone possess; "he left all his worldly possessions to his daughter"
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
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Each has their worldly belongings tied up in plastic shopping bags from a grocery store that might sit at any corner in any street in any city around the world.
For Williams, it included all of her worldly belongings, from her bedroom suite (a mattress and a quilt) to her home entertainment equipment (a laptop) to her jewelry collection (four pieces in all: two necklaces and two pairs of earrings).
With 1940s styling, it tells the story of bickering orphans Beth and Roy who have no home and travel aimlessly from place-to-place pushing all their worldly belongings in an old pram.
Their only props are four chairs and a black bin bag, which symbolises the bag Jonny was once presented with, containing all his worldly belongings.
In his poignant reflections about Haj, he writes, "As millions of Muslims circuit the Kaaba, it is impossible to differentiate the rich from the poor, the educated from the illiterate, the prince from the pauper -- each one of them is wearing the same type of cloth, each has shed their worldly belongings in submission to their Lord.
AIRPORTS are all about versions - softcover versions of hardback books laid out on tables in WHSmiths, tempting rows of miniature beauty products in Boots, compact versions of all your worldly belongings packed neatly in your suitcase.
They hiked across fields, clutching all their worldly belongings at Stradbally in Co Laois, after three days of fun.
According to belief, Haji Ali Shah Bukhari was a wealthy Muslim merchant who renounced all his worldly belongings before embarking on a pilgrimage to Mecca.
Emily: Out Of My Mother's Darkness" is the compelling story of one girl coping with just such a tragic loss by going through her mother's worldly belongings.
Emily: Out of My Mother's Darkness" is the tale of one girl coping with this loss by going through her mother's worldly belongings.