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Every person.‘everyone needs time to unwind’‘he knew everyone in the business’
everybody, every person, each person, each one, each and every one, all, one and all, all and sundry, the whole world, the world at large, the public, the general public, people everywhereevery tom, dick, and harry, every man jack, every mother's sonView synonyms
- ‘He said at the end of the concert that he would see everyone next year and we would love him to come back.’
- ‘The meetings are open to everyone and the public are able to speak and to ask questions.’
- ‘The trouble with plans is that you have to put something down on paper for everyone to see.’
- ‘They are in view all the time and everyone has really nice gardens and takes a lot of pride in them.’
- ‘The point being made here is not that music should be free for everyone, all the time.’
- ‘More business means more jobs and money for everyone who lives and works in the city.’
- ‘That's not to say we have won everyone over and all our publicity is going to be good from now on.’
- ‘Just walk up the high street and you will see everyone jawing on their mobile phones.’
- ‘We won't stick it up on the notice board so everyone can have a laugh at what a plonker you are.’
- ‘It is better it happened at work than somewhere else even if it was such a shock for everyone.’
- ‘We want everyone to enjoy and appreciate them and for them to be better looked after.’
- ‘This is a tree that everyone should have and in good years it will give you autumn tints as well.’
- ‘They are all quite alike, but there is one tiny one and everyone is quite soppy about it.’
- ‘Of course everyone is going to be twitchy for the first one because it's been so long.’
- ‘Back in the dressing room, everyone agrees that this was the best gig of the tour so far.’
- ‘That is not to imply that everyone running an insurer is a crook, a fraud or a simpleton.’
- ‘What everyone wants to know is when we'll be able to get to work without hat hair and a numb face.’
- ‘He's spent a big portion of the week shouting at everyone so much that they all hate him.’
- ‘The players all work as a team and everyone puts in the extra effort for each other.’
- ‘She was a very nice lady and it's a very sad loss for everyone and especially her family.’
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