be driven, pushed, etc. from pillar to post
be pushed from pillar to post
To be forced or coerced to travel from place to place. We've been pushed from pillar to post for the past five years. Can't we finally settle down here?
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be driven, pushed, etc. from ˌpillar to ˈpostbe forced to go from one person or situation to another without achieving anything: Vast numbers of refugees have been pushed from pillar to post in that area.
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