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pillar

 [pil´er]
a supporting column, usually occurring in pairs.
p's of fauces folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the fauces.

pil·lar

(pil'ăr),
A structure or part having a resemblance to a column or pillar.
[L. pila]

pil·lar

(pil'ăr)
A structure or part having a resemblance to a column or pillar.
[L. pila]
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Singh and his wife have been running from pillar to post to get an FIR registered after being duped of their life savings
Posting his seventh Cup success, Valenzuela dictated to perfection in the seven-runner field, leading from pillar to post and executing a ride commentator Tom Durkin hailed as a "wire-to-wire tour de force".
Thomas Jefferson was the first president to face this problem, and he insisted that the president could not be independent of the judiciary if "he were subject to the commands of the latter" and "if the several courts could bandy him from pillar to post." Similarly, in his Commentaries on the Constitution (1833), Justice Joseph Story concluded that the president must be allowed to perform his duties "without obstruction...accountable only to his country, and to his own conscience."
Chor Lakki union council nazim Iqbal Khan and Malik Ajmal Khan, when contacted, said that they were running from pillar to post for reconstruction of the bridge.
Summary: Hapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 21 (ANI): A resident of Chamri in Hapur has allegedly received an electricity bill of Rs 1,28,45,95,444 and is running from pillar to post for getting it rectified but to no avail.
ABBOTTABAD -- As many as 52 service providers of Waseela-e-Rozgar scheme under the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) have been running from pillar to post to get their outstanding dues that haven't been paid to them for five years.
Poverty-stricken Fazal's father Muhammad Amin Nasar, who runs a shop in Zhob bazaar to earn livelihood for his family, has been running from pillar to post for the last few years to get treated his ailing son taking him to Quetta, Dera Ismail Khan, Multan and Karachi hospitals for treatment.
The corrupt mafia sitting in the council has begun running from pillar to post to save their skin form the audit.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar told the officers that in a democratic system, citizens are not made to run from pillar to post for their rights.
Allottees of Gulistan-e-Jauhar, North Karachi , Surjani Town and Korangi Town have badly been affected and in spite of continuous visit to DG office they are made to run from pillar to post and the hope of the people have been stifled.
He said Imran and his aides have gobbled up the resources of province while the people who voted his party into power are moving from pillar to post for resolution of their issues.
WHILE at one hand the Haryana government has decided to give yoga guru Baba Ramdev status equivalent equal to that of a Cabinet minister, an award- winning yoga expert is running from pillar to post to get a job.