be all over the shop
- British, informal, American, informal
1. to be scattered in a lot of different places.
2. to be confused and badly organized.
What have you been doing with your clothes? They're all over the shop!
I've been so unimpressed by their campaign. They're all over the shop.
How can I tell what's the best deal when lending rates are all over the lot?
New idioms dictionary. 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 — 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
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
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