the length and breadth of

idiom

: through all parts of (a place)
I've been/traveled the length and breadth of the canyon, but I still haven't found the caves I'm looking for.

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Recent Examples on the Web Before the world was gripped by the pandemic, my schedule was packed with numerous events each month, spread across the length and breadth of the country. Dev Gadhvi, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 Home computers were also ill-suited to running the length and breadth of what TUTOR was capable of; few could even match the screen resolution, and almost none of them were networked. Cameron Kaiser, Ars Technica, 17 Mar. 2023 Shepherding them are 30 producers hailing from the length and breadth of Europe, plus Taiwan and the Dominican Republic, in town for the three-day event, kicking off Friday. Pablo Sandoval, Variety, 4 Aug. 2023 This feels like that to me, across the length and breadth of our products. WIRED, 13 June 2023 The London Philharmonic recently created a new position for an artistic director who, working alongside its principal conductor, can assure continuity, balance, and thoughtful curation across the length and breadth of the season. Jeremy Eichler, BostonGlobe.com, 1 June 2023 The London Philharmonic recently created a new position for an artistic director who, working alongside its principal conductor, can assure continuity, balance, and thoughtful curation across the length and breadth of the season. Jeremy Eichler, BostonGlobe.com, 1 June 2023 Held at the Tamashii Nations Store Tokyo, the event covers the length and breadth of S.H.Figuarts toyline over the past fifteen years. Ollie Barder, Forbes, 5 Feb. 2023 The date of the spawn can also fluctuate across the length and breadth of the 2,300 kilometer (1,429 mile)-long Great Barrier Reef. CNN, 23 Nov. 2021

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“The length and breadth of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20length%20and%20breadth%20of. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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