Definition of 'up and down'
Example sentences containing 'up and down'
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She lay down and heard the carriage attendant moving up and down the corridor outside. CHAMELEON (2002)Just knock him of his horse and jump up and down on him for a while. TREASON KEEP (2002)But first I need his permission...' The woman looked her up and down. THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)
On the previous six months he had done this easily, but this half-year had been more up-and-down, and more down than up, recently. LOST CHILDREN (2001)
"Not in the ways that really matter," Jake said, giving Honor an up-and-down look and a slow grin. AMBERBEACH (2001)
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