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hunt/search high and low

to search everywhere for something: I've been hunting high and low for that certificate and I still can't find it!
Translations of “hunt/search high and low”
in Chinese (Traditional) 到處找…
in Chinese (Simplified) 到处找…
(Definition of hunt/search high and low from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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