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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 here and there

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 There adv.
 1. In or at that place. “[They] there left me and my man, both bound together.”
    The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.   --Ge. ii. 8.
 Note:In distinction from here, there usually signifies a place farther off. “Darkness there might well seem twilight here.” --Milton.
 2. In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place; as, he did not stop there, but continued his speech.
 The law that theaten'd death becomes thy friend
 And turns it to exile; there art thou happy.   --Shak.
 3. To or into that place; thither.
    The rarest that e'er came there.   --Shak.
 Note:There is sometimes used by way of exclamation, calling the attention to something, especially to something distant; as, there, there! see there! look there! There is often used as an expletive, and in this use, when it introduces a sentence or clause, the verb precedes its subject.
    A knight there was, and that a worthy man.   --Chaucer.
    There is a path which no fowl knoweth.   --Job xxviii. 7.
    Wherever there is a sense or perception, there some idea is actually produced.   --Locke.
    There have been that have delivered themselves from their ills by their good fortune or virtue.   --Suckling.
 Note:There is much used in composition, and often has the sense of a pronoun. See Thereabout, Thereafter, Therefrom, etc.
 Note:There was formerly used in the sense of where.
    Spend their good there it is reasonable.   --Chaucer.
 Here and there, in one place and another.
 Syn: -- See Thither.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Here adv.
 1. In this place; in the place where the speaker is; -- opposed to there.
    He is not here, for he is risen.   --Matt. xxviii. 6.
 2. In the present life or state.
    Happy here, and more happy hereafter.   --Bacon.
 3. To or into this place; hither. [Colloq.] See Thither.
    Here comes Virgil.   --B. Jonson.
    Thou led'st me here.   --Byron.
 4. At this point of time, or of an argument; now.
    The prisoner here made violent efforts to rise.   --Warren.
 Note:Here, in the last sense, is sometimes used before a verb without subject; as, Here goes, for Now (something or somebody) goes; -- especially occurring thus in drinking healths. Here's [a health] to thee, Dick.”
 Here and there, in one place and another; in a dispersed manner; irregularly. “Footsteps here and there.” --Longfellow.
 It is neither, here nor there, it is neither in this place nor in that, neither in one place nor in another; hence, it is to no purpose, irrelevant, nonsense. --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 here and there
      adv : in or to various places; first this place and then that; "he
            worked here and there but never for long in one town";
            "we drove here and there in the darkness"