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From Pillar to Post 1100 Words You Need Week 30

From Pillar to Post 1100 Words

From Pillar to Post 1100 Words You Need Week 30 with authentic materials, synonyms, antonyms and illustrated flashcard for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS

to be forced to keep moving from one place to another in a fruitless manner, wandering

This phrase is actually really old and goes back to the middle ages. Originally, it was “From Post to Pillar” but in recent times, it has been referred to as “From Pillar to Post”. In the Middle Ages, when a person is being punished, the person is first tied to a post and whipped and then moved to the pillory where they are showcased to the crowd for their amusement. Hence the original phrase “From Post to Pillar”.

Source: theidioms.com

Antonym: stationary


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