here and there


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here and there

1. In different places. I try to keep some cash here and there around the house in case of emergences.
2. In different directions; this way and that. People ran here and there when the store opened its doors for the big sale.
See also: and, here, there
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

here and there

at this place and that; from place to place. We find rare books in used-book stores here and there. She didn't make a systematic search. She just looked here and there.
See also: and, here, there
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

here and there

1. In various places, as She's lived here and there, never for more than a year in one city. [c. 1300]
2. In various directions, hither and thither, as in She turned her eyes here and there, looking for him in the audience. [Late 1200s] Also see here, there, and everywhere.
See also: and, here, there
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

ˌhere and ˈthere

to or in various places: Here and there in the crowd I saw people I recognized.
See also: and, here, there
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