here and there


Definition of here and there

1 : in one place and another
2 : from time to time

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Examples of here and there in a Sentence

an overgrown lawn with yellow patches of dandelions scattered here and there she spoke so softly that I only caught a word here and there
Recent Examples on the Web So instead of desks there are mostly group meeting areas, with a privacy phone booth here and there. Joanna Stern, WSJ, "From Remote Work to Hybrid Work: The Tech You’ll Need to Link Home and Office," 14 Mar. 2021 Dress season is almost here and there is no shortage of sweet silhouettes to shop this spring. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "The Season’s Best Dresses Are Affordable Too—Shop 25 Spring Styles Under $300," 10 Mar. 2021 Yes, there have been some solid releases here and there. Zach Epstein, BGR, "Our favorite Netflix rival released 48 new movies and shows in March – and they all stream free," 6 Mar. 2021 Some canals here and there could be converted, while others remain open. Matt Simon, Wired, "Why Covering Canals With Solar Panels Is a Power Move," 19 Mar. 2021 Companion loops here and there make for a trail network of about 7 miles. Flip Putthoff, Arkansas Online, "Lake takes the cake," 18 Mar. 2021 This isn’t the same film with a few tweaks here and there. The Economist, "The long, expensive gestation of “Zack Snyder’s Justice League”," 17 Mar. 2021 As Schiller Zoom-walks me around the apartment, other bold gestures pop up here and there, made bolder by their unexpected presence in low-key Sweden. Joshua Levine, WSJ, "A Look Into the Magical Apartment of the Chairman of Acne Studios," 6 Mar. 2021 One group is made up of self-directing people who may need help and accommodated here and there, but can essentially be treated as ordinary, functioning people. Andrew Pulrang, Forbes, "5 Questions That Help Define The Outlines Of Disability Advocacy," 28 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of here and there

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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8 Apr 2021

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“Here and there.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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