to-and-fro


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to-and-fro

(to͞o′ən-frō′)
n.
1. Movement back and forth; reciprocating movement.
2. Debate over an issue; vacillation.

to′-and-fro′ adj.

to′-and-fro′



adj., n. adj.
1. back-and-forth: to-and-fro motion.
n.
2. a continuous or regular movement backward and forward: the to-and-fro of the surf.
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The Kilbarchan AAC athlete finished just five seconds behind race winner, Sir Mo Farah following a to-and-fro race around the capital.
What is childhood without the moral teachings from the Tales of Panchtantra, the delightful to-and-fro witty conversations between Vikram and Betal, the goofiness and adventure of Ducktales or the heart-warming stories from Malgudi Days?
Despite the bluster and the derogatory tweets to-and-fro America, the rest of the world has been unable to stop the steady march towards a nuclear-capable North Korea.
There is a constant exchange, to-and-fro, between these contrasting areas of my work.
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What is childhood without the moral teachings from the Tales of Panchtantra, the delightful to-and-fro witty conversations between Vikram & Betal, the goofiness and adventure of Ducktales or the heart-warming stories fromMalgudi Days?
The to-and-fro continued before Vettel said: "I know it's racing but you need to expect when you attack like a crazy you damage the car.
This is a work which attempts not just to reshape broader understandings of diasporic life--of Janus-like existences lived in transit between distant locales, and dependent on the constant to-and-fro of people, news, and goods--but also to challenge the way we think about empires, and the relations between their constituent territories and diverse inhabitants.
Fabricio is one of the nicest guys at Newcastle - just as his former Argentine team-mate Jonas Gutierrez was - but he owes this club which stuck by him when he had some serious personal problems that saw him to-and-fro home to South America.
He might have misremembered the precise order of events, but Clarke found reason for cheer in the to-and-fro nature of Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon final success over Roger Federer.
In his first remarks since the insurgents seized Jisr al-Shughur, and the city of Idlib at the end of March, Assad played down such setbacks, saying to-and-fro gains were normal in any war, adding the armed forces would remain resolute.
Most of them have withdrawn in mostly to-and-fro skirmishes that took place between them and their advesaries," resident Abu Ahmad Hawari said.