this, that, and the other

idiom

chiefly British, informal
: several different things
We started talking about this, that, and the other, and before we knew it, it had gotten late.

Examples of this, that, and the other in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People have accused you of getting offers of money from pharma and this, that, and the other thing. CBS News, 14 June 2024 The music doesn’t have to keep selling this, that, and the other. Josh Weiss, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2021

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“This, that, and the other.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/this%2C%20that%2C%20and%20the%20other. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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