to the four winds

to the four winds

in all directions

so as to be abandoned or neglected

1995 - Kate Atkinson - Behind the Scenes at the Museum - My little flock scatters to the four winds and are hugged and congratulated by their respective parents for being so pretty, charming, cute, delightful and so on.


on all fours with

equal with

presenting an exact analogy with

1992 - Independent - President Saddam's occupation of Kuwait was, he declared, on all fours with Hitler's aggressions.

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