look up and down


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look up and down (for someone or something)

to look everywhere for someone or something. Where is Kelly? I looked up and down for her. I can't find her. I looked up and down, but no Kelly.
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look up and down something

to gaze up and then down something, such as a street. We looked up and down the street and saw no cars, no houses, and no people. Mary looked up and down the highway, but she could not find her lost hubcap.
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look up and down

see under look over.
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