de arriba abajo

A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (upward and downward)
a. up and down
Corrí por la colina de arriba abajo tres veces.I ran up and down the hill three times.
2. (completely)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Viste mis llaves? Las busqué de arriba abajo y no las pude encontrar.Have you seen my keys? I've searched high and low and I couldn't find them.
Leí la lista de arriba abajo y no vi tu nombre.I looked at the list from top to bottom and I didn't see your name.
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