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here and there

adverb

Definition of here and there

  1. 1 :  in one place and another

  2. 2 :  from time to time



Examples of here and there in a sentence

  1. <an overgrown lawn with yellow patches of dandelions scattered here and there>

  2. <she spoke so softly that I only caught a word here and there>



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