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up hill and down dale

All over the area; far and wide. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I had to go up hill and down dale to find an open shop, but finally I found a tiny corner market in the hamlet.
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up hill and down dale

all over the place.
2001 Observer Why get ourselves bogged down with trials which may last many months and see our staff cross-examined up hill and down dale as defence counsel play the game of hunt the informant?
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up ˌhill and down ˈdale

to or from many places; everywhere: They cycled up hill and down dale, glad to be away from the city.
A dale is a valley.
See also: and, down, hill, up
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