from pillar to post
From one place or thing to another in rapid succession: “Abernathy couldn't stick to one project and was always dashing from pillar to post.”
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From one thing or place to another, hither and thither. For example, After Kevin joined the Air Force, the family kept moving from pillar to post. This expression began life in the early 1400s as from post to pillar, an order no longer used, and is thought to allude to the banging about of a ball in the game of court tennis.