to the four winds

to the four winds
in all directions.

It would be a disaster if we allowed all that know-how to be scattered to the four winds.

Related vocabulary: the four corners of the earth

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  • The House of the Four Winds — is a novel by John Buchan. It is the last of his three Dickson McCunn books. It is set in the fictitious Central European country of Evallonia around 1930 and concerns the overthrow of a corrupt republic and the restoration of the monarchy.… …   Wikipedia

  • the four winds — winds coming from the four directions (north, south, east and west) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • to the four winds — ► to the wind (s) (or the four winds) in all directions. [ORIGIN: from ‘And fear of death deliver to the winds’ (Milton s Paradise Lost).] Main Entry: ↑wind …   English terms dictionary

  • Palace under the Four Winds — ( pl. Pałac pod Czterema Wiatrami) sometimes known as Tepper Palace , is a baroque palace in Warsaw located at Długa Street 38/40.The palace was built in about 1680, probably by Tylman van Gameren s design for the significant merchant Stanisław… …   Wikipedia

  • be scattered to the four winds — literary if a group of things or people are scattered to the four winds, they are sent to different places which are far away from each other. Homes were destroyed and families were scattered to the four winds …   New idioms dictionary

  • scattered to the four winds — If something s scattered to the four winds, it goes out in all directions …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • to the wind(s) (or the four winds) — in all directions. [from ‘And fear of death deliver to the winds’ (Milton s Paradise Lost).] → wind …   English new terms dictionary

  • scattered to the four winds —    If something s scattered to the four winds, it goes out in all directions.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • scatter something to the (four) winds — literary phrase to make a group of things or people become separated from each other and lost Thesaurus: to separate something from something elsesynonym Main entry: scatter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Four Winds Country Motel — (Manchester Center,США) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 7379 Mai …   Каталог отелей

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