every nook and cranny


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every (old) nook and cranny

Every part or section of a given place, especially those that are hard to see or reach. Every nook or cranny of this house needs to be clean when Grandma comes to visit. There are so many books in the library that you can find all sorts of interesting things in every old nook or cranny there.
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every nook and cranny

Fig. every small, out-of-the-way place or places where something can be hidden. We looked for the tickets in every nook and cranny. They were lost. There was no doubt. The decorator had placed flowers in every nook and cranny.
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every nook and cranny

every part or aspect of something.
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(in) every ˌnook and ˈcranny

(informal) everywhere; (in) all parts of a place: I’ve looked in every nook and cranny but I can’t find it.She knows every nook and cranny of the city, so she’s the perfect guide.
A nook is a small hidden place and a cranny is a small hole. Both are old-fashioned words.
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He said, the cowardly acts could not deter the resolve of the government to bring peace in Karachi and reiterated that terrorism would be eliminated from every nook and cranny of the country.
In every nook and cranny of the motor pool you'll find supplies and materials that are considered hazardous waste when it's time to dispose of them: fuel, lubricant, oil, cleaning solvent, degreaser, antifreeze, brake fluid and the like.
With one heart, all KT employees are expanding business areas from every nook and cranny of Korea to unknown seas and even outer space, which holds the dreams of humankind.
He said the terrorists would be dealt with iron hand to bring peace at every nook and cranny of the country.
An ocean kayak is an excellent way to explore every nook and cranny of the winding shorelines.
Thousands of Hindu devotees including women, children and senior citizens started their walk to participate in their spiritual festival from every nook and cranny of the province.
Broadway-savvy gimmicks, gags and arched-eyebrow throwaways are embedded in every nook and cranny of Yasbek's score and librettist Jeffrey Lane's book (adapted with a tight fidelity from the 1988 movie of the same name).
SUKKUR -- National Bank of Pakistan which holds the honour of serving Pakistanis in every nook and cranny of the country has opened another branch in Kot Diji taluka of Khairpur district on Tuesday.
People in every nook and cranny of the State came to the streets in large numbers and held forceful anti-India demonstrations while defying curfew and other restrictions.
SHERMAN OAKS - Deep-sea adventurer Phil Greco declares he is no Indiana Jones, but the vast collection of Chinese antiquities stuffed into every nook and cranny of his Sherman Oaks home would turn any archaeologist green with envy.
Raised in a family of newspaper photographers, Stanfield has traveled from Burma to Zimbabwe, weathered sandstorms with a Tuareg caravan, followed in the footsteps of Genghis Khan's Golden Horde, and visited every nook and cranny of the Vatican.
Besides an array of stolen computers, big-screen TVs and appliances, they said they found 20 people living in every nook and cranny of the five- bedroom house.
He said CPEC is a long-term national project beyond any political party or government and would be a voice of the smaller provinces in promoting the CPEC, whose benefits will reach every nook and cranny of Pakistan, said a press release.
NEWHALL - David Sokolowicz, a ninth-grader at Saugus High, knows every nook and cranny inside the historic Saugus Station, from the dusty artifacts and yellowing photographs to the most popular spot for cobwebs.
KARACHI -- Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif Monday said that the government had no option but to win the war against terrorism and scourge would be eliminated from every nook and cranny of the country.