high and low


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Examples of high and low in a Sentence

I've been looking high and low for my glasses.
Recent Examples on the Web The teams both had their high and low points this year before finishing tied at 92-70. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 5 Oct. 2021 The challenges are many, including imbalance of supply and demand, intervention by speculators, and mispricing both on the high and low side at the original point of sale. Eric Fuller, Forbes, 18 May 2021 The Brewers have looked high and low for additional relief help. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9 Aug. 2021 The net result is that new students aren’t rushing into the field, while families must search high and low for qualified help. Author: Katherine Ellison, Anchorage Daily News, 15 Aug. 2021 That face-to-face confrontation is a reminder that the collection — radically democratic in its wide-open accessibility and its agglomeration of the high and low — has discomfited sticklers for regulation and orderliness from the outset. New York Times, 3 Aug. 2021 The overall monthly figures are calculated based on averages of daily high and low temperatures for specific locations across the state. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Aug. 2021 Pre-2020, designers including Gabriela Hearst, Gucci, and Dior were staging carbon-neutral shows and repurposing their sets, while brands high and low were promoting organic, recycled, and upcycled garments. Emily Farra, Vogue, 6 Aug. 2021 Garcia also demonstrates his inclusiveness by interviewing autistic people across the spectrum of high and low support needs. Washington Post, 30 July 2021

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First Known Use of high and low

1525, in the meaning defined above

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“High and low.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20and%20low. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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