from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. toward the sea, or toward the part where rivers discharge their waters into the ocean.
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If you let me have it mended, I can go up and down the country for fifty miles in search of work -- to Falkirk, Linlithgow, or even Glasgow, and I'll cost you nothing for traveling expenses.
The key thing – this is what Milly Dowler's family and families up and down the country want to know – is: who did what when, who knew what they were doing and who will be held to account?
And, since he was "a man of the world" – having, in his journeys up and down the country for my father, occasionally fallen into "polite" society – I yielded the point to him, and submitted to his larger experience of good-breeding,