pillar to post

pillar to post

BRITISH, JOURNALISM
In sport, especially horse racing, a pillar to post victory is one in which the winner was in the lead from the start of the race. Sally Prosser finished top of the Asian circuit, thanks largely to a pillar to post victory in the JAL Malaysian Open. Note: This may refer to the posts that mark the start and finish of a racecourse.
See also: pillar, post
References in classic literature ?
And here have I been knocking about, year after year, from pillar to post, as if I was no more than the commonest feller in the parish.
We just get fired around from pillar to post and get licked here and get licked there, and nobody knows what it's done for.
At any rate, during the period of Lop-Ear's marriage I knocked about from pillar to post, in danger every night that I slept, and never comfortable.
Why, the man was so badgered and worried and tortured by being knocked about from post to pillar, and from pillar to post," said Mr.
how the worn-out people that do come down to that, get driven from post to pillar and pillar to post, a-purpose to tire them out
A senior citizen couple has been running from pillar to post to get their FIR registered since the past 10 days.
The suspension of salaries had caused de-motivation among the employees, who have been going from pillar to post to get their salaries released.
He said that he and his family members went from pillar to post to trace him but to no purpose.
We need to tear up the model where family doctors were organised separately from hospital specialists and patients with chronic health conditions are increasingly passed from pillar to post.
June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pillar To Post Home Inspectors, North America's largest home inspection franchise, has added 42 new franchise locations since January of this year, bringing the company's total to 450 franchisees.
He's been passed from pillar to post at times, but always responds well.
I've got a political football, I kick it from pillar to post.
361 of his GP Fund was outstanding against AG Office and he was running pillar to post till his death for this amount.
THE way the UK Government's energy portfolio is batted from pillar to post is inexcusable, given that the oil and gas sector are so important to the economy.
Many people are running from pillar to post to reschedule their journeys on some other flights, and to get their money back from Bahrain Air.