Every Nook and Cranny

Meaning of Idiom ‘Every Nook and Cranny’ Every nook and cranny means everywhere; every possible part of a place. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Usage This idiom is usually used in regards to searching for something. For example: “I’ve searched through … Read more

Every Time One Turns Around

Meaning Every time one turns around: An emphatic way of saying too often, or often enough to be annoying or aggravating. Usage This idiom is most often used to complain about some annoying or troublesome thing that tends to happen often, or seems to happen often. Examples Of Use “Every time I turn around, my … Read more

Each And Every One (Every Last One, Every Single One)

Meaning of Idiom ‘Each and Every One’ Each and every one is a more emphatic way of saying every or all. It is used to emphasize every member of a group, item on a list, etc. and to reinforce that there are no exceptions. The idiom can also refer to parts of a whole such as “every last morsel … Read more