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English definition of “all over the place”

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all over the place

B2 put or left in a lot of different places in an untidy way: There were dirty dishes and clothes all over the place. in every place: You can buy T-shirts like this all over the place. informal not correct or suitable: His drumming was all over the place.
Translations of “all over the place”
in Chinese (Traditional) 淩亂,雜亂, 到處, 不正確的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 凌乱,杂乱, 到处, 不正确的…
(Definition of all over the place from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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