on every side

on every side
on all sides/on every side/ phrase
in every direction

The country is surrounded on all sides by South Africa.

Thesaurus: present everywhere or in many placessynonym everywhere and anywheresynonym
Main entry: side

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on/from all ˈsides | on/from every ˈside idiom
in or from all directions; everywhere

We realized we were surrounded on all sides.

Disaster threatens on every side.

She was bombarded with questions from all sides.

Main entry:sideidiom

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  • from every side — on/from all ˈsides | on/from every ˈside idiom in or from all directions; everywhere • We realized we were surrounded on all sides. • Disaster threatens on every side. • She was bombarded with questions from all sides …   Useful english dictionary

  • from every side — on every side, in every direction, everywhere …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Side — (s[imac]d), n. [AS. s[=i]de; akin to D. zijde, G. seite, OHG. s[=i]ta, Icel. s[=i]?a, Dan. side, Sw. sida; cf. AS. s[=i]d large, spacious, Icel. s[=i]?r long, hanging.] 1. The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially (when the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side by side — Side Side (s[imac]d), n. [AS. s[=i]de; akin to D. zijde, G. seite, OHG. s[=i]ta, Icel. s[=i]?a, Dan. side, Sw. sida; cf. AS. s[=i]d large, spacious, Icel. s[=i]?r long, hanging.] 1. The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on every side — all around, totally surrounded …   English contemporary dictionary

  • side — 1 /saId/ noun (C) PLACE/AREA/POSITION 1 PART OF AN AREA one of the two areas that are on either the left or the right of an imaginary line, or on either the left or the right of a border, wall, river etc: Drive on the left hand side of the road.… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • side — side1 W1S1 [saıd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of an area)¦ 2¦(next to)¦ 3¦(of a building/object/vehicle etc)¦ 4¦(edge)¦ 5¦(of a thin object)¦ 6¦(part of your body)¦ 7¦(shape)¦ 8¦(mountain/valley)¦ 9¦(page)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • side — side1 [ saıd ] noun *** ▸ 1 area of larger area, etc. ▸ 2 surface/edge/left/right ▸ 3 aspect of situation etc. ▸ 4 position in argument ▸ 5 part of family ▸ 6 additional food ▸ 7 one of opposing groups ▸ 8 television channel ▸ 9 proud attitude ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • side — I UK [saɪd] / US noun Word forms side : singular side plural sides *** 1) a) [countable] a particular area of something such as a building, street, or town side of: The railway ran along the north side of the valley. The bride s guests should sit …   English dictionary

  • Every Mother's Son — was a rock band formed in New York City in 1967. Brothers Dennis (born 22 November 1948) and Lary Larden (born 10 August 1945) had originally performed as a folk duo. In the formation of Every Mother s Son, they were joined by pianist/organist… …   Wikipedia

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