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high and low

Definition of high and low in English:

In many different places: I searched high and low for a new teacher
More example sentences
  • Their distraught owners, who have searched high and low for their missing pets, fear it is more than a coincidence.
  • He is part of the family and we have been searching high and low for him.
  • At the end of the day this crime is unprecedented, we are searching high and low to find who is responsible.
Synonyms
everywhere, all over, all around, in all places, in every place, far and wide, far and near, {here, there, and everywhere}, extensively, exhaustively, thoroughly, widely, broadly, in every nook and cranny
British informal all over the shop
North American informal all over the map
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