One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
All together; as a group.‘they departed in a body’
together, all together, as a group, in a body, as one, as a whole, in a mass, wholesaleView synonyms
- ‘Yesterday was the first time boys from the Primary School came over to the College in a body to see the Founder's Day ceremony.’
- ‘In practice, we explore this threshold, this place where old and new meet in a body.’
- ‘Each tribe marched in a body and close to each other so that none might be left behind, nor was there any straggling allowed.’
- ‘Peasants were often mustered by priest or bailiff to vote in a body.’
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