all over the shop

Phrs. 1. In a mess, out of order, disorganized.
2. Everywhere. E.g."I've been all over the shop this morning and I can't find her anywhere."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • all over the shop — (informal) Dispersed all around • • • Main Entry: ↑shop * * * all over the shop Brit : all over the place : ↑everywhere • • • Main Entry: ↑shop * * * all ˈover the shop …   Useful english dictionary

  • all over the shop — If something is completely disorganised or confused, it is all over the shop …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • all over the shop —    If something is completely disorganised or confused, it is all over the shop.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • All over the shop —   If something is completely disorganised or confused, it is all over the shop …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • all over the shop — adj, adv disorganised, in chaos or disarray. The first three versions are British, the last two American. This is a more colourful extension into slang of the colloquial phrase all over the place , and the first version at least dates from the… …   Contemporary slang

  • all over the shop — total mess, out of order, in disarray …   English contemporary dictionary

  • be all over the shop — British, informal, American, informal 1. to be scattered in a lot of different places. What have you been doing with your clothes? They re all over the shop! 2. to be confused and badly organized. I ve been so unimpressed by their campaign. They… …   New idioms dictionary

  • all over the show — If something is all over the show, it s in a complete mess.An alternative to All over the shop …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • all over the place — 1. adjective Inconsistent; lacking a clear pattern; with a large amount of variation. I asked each person in turn, and their answers were all over the place. Syn: random, scattershot 2. adverb …   Wiktionary

  • all over the place (or N. Amer. also map, Brit. also shop) — informal 1》 everywhere. 2》 in a state of disorder. → all …   English new terms dictionary


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