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all over the map

1. Spread out or scattered over a great distance. I love how people from all over the map make their way to this bar for a drink.
2. In or having a great number and variety. Public opinion is all over the map for the governor, so it's hard to know how she'll do in the next election.
3. Unorganized or scattered in thinking, communication, or planning. I tried to get a sense of John's plan for the project, but he seems all over the map with it.
See also: all, map, over

all over the map

1. In, from, or to a variety of places; ubiquitously.
2. Showing great variety; varied or diverse: "Literary nonfiction is all over the map and has been for three hundred years" (William Zinsser).
See also: all, map, over
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Evidence of a promised cultural renaissance of the Granite City is starting to be seen at many points across the map.
You can slide your finger across the bottom of the screen to navigate the critters to safety while scooping up seashells scattered across the map.
Also glaring in the last two seasons are the confusing presentation of time and distance-with characters zooming across the map almost laughably.
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Avid PUBG players might have noticed these Easter eggs spread all across the map in-game.
This chaos would pit Kenya's post-colonial state building against Somali's self-determination and identity politics while spreading tendentious seeds of division across the map of East Africa.
Pretty obvious, just ride the ziplines across the map. You get credit for one each match and need to ride one in five separate matches.
This is the game's biggest strength - you can literally spend hours messing around with the grappling hook, blowing things up and destroying things across the map, if you don't fancy doing a mission.
Developed for Nintendo Switch by Aspyr Media and Firaxis Games, a 2K studio, Sid Meier's Civilization VI offers players new ways to interact with their worlds, expand their empires across the map, advance their cultures and compete against 24 historic leaders to build the greatest civilizations the world has ever known.
There are 26 levels and, with each one, you use the controller in unique ways to move across the map.
No problem - toss a distraction halfway across the map...
The Auto Royale mode in H1Z1 basically takes that moment where you and your squad find a car and drive across the map to the safe zone into an entire game mode.
Was it better to take lots of short-distance fares, or wait for a big-tipping tourist to go right across the map? Traffic jams could pop up anywhere and block a route, but that was about it for hazards.
Scattered liberally across the map, collect all 79 and you unlock a secret room beneath the Shrine of Worship containing a sword which, while boasting a large attack radius, will drain your health regeneration.
Added more buildings and cover across the map to improve the engagement experience