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English definition of “from pillar to post”

from pillar to post

If someone goes from pillar to post, they are forced to keep moving from one place to another: My parents were always on the move and so my childhood was spent being dragged from pillar to post.
(Definition of from pillar to post from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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