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If someone moves to and fro, they move repeatedly from one place to another and back again, or from side to side. ⇒ She stood up and began to pace to and fro. ⇒ The boat was rocking gently to and fro in the water.
Then before Brian there was Toby, who had his own marketing consultancy, which meant he was going to and fro to the States.Isabel Wolff RESCUING ROSEThe Chief seemed to be remonstrating with him, and the people began murmuring as they shook their heads to and fro.Holt, Victoria THE BLACK OPALI opened the wardrobedoor and quickly shunted the hangers to and fro in search of inspiration.Jane Asher LOSING ITAs it swung to and fro it banged irregularly, rustyhingesrasping.Wilson, Bob STONE THE CROWS, IT'S A VACUUM-CLEANER