left and right

idiom

Definition of left and right

: in a very quick and uncontrolled way She has been spending money left and right. : in all directions He was calling out names left and right. The police were stopping cars left and right.

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“Left and right.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/left%20and%20right. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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