high and low

high and low

I searched high and low for my keys

Syn:
everywhere, all over, all around, far and wide, 'here, there, and everywhere, ' extensively, thoroughly, widely, in every nook and cranny; informal all over the place, all over the map

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  • High and low — High High, adv. In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully. And reasoned high. Milton. I can not reach so high. Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: High is extensively… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high and low — If you search high and low, you look everywhere for something or someone …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • high and low — ► high and low in many different places. Main Entry: ↑high …   English terms dictionary

  • high and low — adverb everywhere (Freq. 1) searched high and low * * * EVERYWHERE, all over, all around, far and wide, here, there, and everywhere, extensively, thoroughly, widely, in every nook and cranny; informal all over the place; Brit. informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • High and Low — Infobox Film name = High and Low caption = writer = Eijirô Hisaita Ryuzo Kikushima Akira Kurosawa Hideo Oguni starring = Toshirō Mifune Tatsuya Nakadai Kyōko Kagawa director = Akira Kurosawa producer = Ryuzo Kikushima Akira Kurosawa Tomoyuki… …   Wikipedia

  • high and low — {adv.} Everywhere. * /The police were searching for the criminal high and low, but they couldn t find him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • high and low — {adv.} Everywhere. * /The police were searching for the criminal high and low, but they couldn t find him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • high and low — adverb everywhere He searched high and low for the car keys, every room in the house …   Wiktionary

  • high\ and\ low — adv Everywhere. The police were searching for the criminal high and low, but they couldn t find him …   Словарь американских идиом

  • high and low — every place We looked high and low for her watch but we couldn t find it …   Idioms and examples

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