all over the place

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Definition of all over the place

informal
1 : in many different areas or locations : everywhere The kids left their toys all over the place. Bullets were flying all over the place.
2 : not organized in a logical way Your essay lacks organization; your ideas are all over the place.

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“All over the place.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20over%20the%20place. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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