every nook and cranny

idiom

: every place : everywhere
We searched every nook and cranny.
: every part
He knows every nook and cranny of that engine.

Examples of every nook and cranny in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anybody who’s dressed a vinegary potato salad while the spuds are still warm knows what happened next: The broccoli, its cells open like pores during a steamy facial, absorbed the flavors of the dressing into every nook and cranny. Joe Yonan, Washington Post, 24 Mar. 2024 Meanwhile, others may view January as the perfect opportunity to organize every nook and cranny of their homes. Kelsey Mulvey, Sunset Magazine, 3 Jan. 2024 The eight-legged predators use the mines to get into pretty much every nook and cranny of the town, and while the CGI hasn't exactly aged well, some would argue that's part of the charm. Sarah Sprague, EW.com, 19 Oct. 2023 Renewable energy technologies seem to fill every nook and cranny of the earth. IEEE Spectrum, 20 Feb. 2019 The 15 Best Outdoor Dinnerware Sets of 2024 Add houseplants, but take it one step further by using natural elements in every nook and cranny—wooden cabinets and islands, bamboo kitchen equipment, and woven light fixtures and placemats will make your Scandi kitchen shine. Abby Wilson, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Jan. 2024 Use vegetable shortening or butter to grease a 10-inch tube pan, getting every nook and cranny covered. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 24 Oct. 2023 The title is well-deserved considering the park's An Old Time Christmas event, where every nook and cranny is illuminated with over 6.5 million lights. Travel + Leisure Editors, Travel + Leisure, 8 Sep. 2023 There’s an intimacy and awareness borne from years spent testing her limits and becoming extremely familiar with every nook and cranny, every strength and weakness. Christine Yu, SELF, 4 Oct. 2023

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“Every nook and cranny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/every%20nook%20and%20cranny. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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