IDIOMS

from pillar to post

(idiomatic) From one place (or person, or task) to another; hither and thither

Example: 2011‎ April 2, Steve Brenner, “Joey will defy pack of Wolves”, The Sun:
  Back in August, the Toon ace was kicked from pillar to post by Karl Henry in a bone-crunching midfield battle at Molineux.
2011 March 28, “Bihar Assembly Passes Bill for Time-Bound Government Services‎”, Daijiworld.com, Patna:
  When the bill becomes an act, it will provide a big relief to people who now run from pillar to post and are forced to pay bribes to get their work done in government offices.