this and that


: several different things
"What have you been doing all day?" "Oh, a little bit of this and that."

Examples of this and that in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not all photography festivals are able to reflect this and that is very gratifying. Caterina De Biasio, Vogue, 25 Jan. 2024 Our temples were pounding, and our hearts were hurting, and this and that and the other. oregonlive, 8 May 2023 My brother and my dad are helping me, paying that amount of money for my practice, paying for this and that. Kevin Sieff, Washington Post, 7 Sep. 2023 Taking bits of this and that and layering it all in a nest of pâte brisée, the resulting creations are spontaneous but deliberate, notes Tajal Rao, who wrote about the approach for The New York Times a while back. Melissa Breyer, Treehugger, 30 Aug. 2023 Naylor said he’s learned a little of this and that from all of them. Paul Hoynes, cleveland, 25 Aug. 2023 So there is a real readiness impact to all of this and that concerns me. Paul Gattis |, al, 18 Aug. 2023 The dish is centered around a fort-like construction of Japanese-style honey toast, garrisoned with ice cream, mango, sticky rice, roti bread and a drizzle of this and that. Stuart Melling, The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 Aug. 2023 Aked is also the fiance of Natalia (Adia), whose teenage brother Louis (Gerald Jones) and his friend Xavier (Sheyi Cole) have been imported by Mahabir from Guyana to assist with this and that bad thing around the place. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 13 July 2023

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“This and that.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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