all over the place


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

Examples of all over the place in a Sentence

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“All over the place.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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