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English Phrase of the Day

here and there



Definitions

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here and there
     1. adv. In, at or to various places; in one place and another.
     2. adv. (uncommon) From time to time; intermittently, occasionally.
Analysis
here
     1. adv. (location) In, on, or at this place.
     2. adv. (location) To this place; used in place of the more dated hither.
           Please come here.
     3. adv. (abstract) In this context.
           Derivatives can refer to anything that is derived from something else, but here they refer specifically to functions that give the slope of the tangent line to a curve.
and
     1. conj. As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.
     2. conj.          Used simply to connect two noun phrases, adjectives or adverbs.
     3. conj.          Simply connecting two clauses or sentences.
     4. conj.          Introducing a clause or sentence which follows on in time or consequence from the first.
     5. conj.          (obsolete) Yet; but.
there
     1. adv. (location) In a place or location (stated, implied or otherwise indicated) at some distance from the speaker (compare here).
     2. adv. (figuratively) In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place.
           He did not stop there, but continued his speech.
           They patched up their differences, but matters did not end there.
     3. adv. (location) To or into that place; thither.

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Just a catalogue here and there, but nothing special. 
All is as before, except for black bunting here and there

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