of all people

of all people

more than anyone else You, of all people, should understand the importance of historical analysis.
Usage notes: also used to emphasize that the person named is surprising: I guess the weirdest version of that song I've ever heard is by Frank Sinatra, of all people.
Related vocabulary: of all places
See also: all, of, people
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Well over half of all people with MS can walk 25 years after their diagnosis.
About 10% of all people diagnosed with AIDS in the United States - some 75,000 Americans - are age 50 and older.
Because recovery is such an individual process, no one program will meet the needs of all people.
It should be emphasized that these abnormalities are quite subtle and are not characteristic of all people with schizophrenia, nor do they occur only in individuals with this illness.
It works toward educating the entire community about the rights of all people with disabilities.
These are horror stories, but I believe there will be fewer and fewer of them because people have started talking more about the rights of all people.
Public Law 94-142 (Education for All the Handicapped Act) and IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Amendments), the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (for minorities), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (for women), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA (for people with disabilities), are all elements of all increasingly overt commitment to ensure integration of all people throughout American society.
Often, individuals who ostensibly are primary advocates for full societal inclusion of all people with severe disabilities insist on segregating people by disability, either because of this aforementioned attitude or funding exigencies.
6 percent, or 6,929, of all people disabled by hearing loss that were rehabilitated were identified as being hard of hearing and had lost their hearing after age 19.
Employers maintained a list of all people interviewed and completed a survey at the end of the fair.
Each serves its specific constituents and in our small state actually work together for the common good of all people with disabilities.
This phase supports the old fashioned melting pot notion of culture which assumes that the aim of all peoples is to become just like everyone else.
One might make a case for the fact that, in the late 1970s, children's publishing in this country began to move into McIntosh's phase four in which the lives of all peoples are acknowledged and respected.
3) Perhaps by the beginning of the twenty-first century we will have made real progress toward the final fifth phase in which literature for young people will be redefined or reconstructed to include the literary texts of all peoples.
Perhaps we will have reached McIntosh's fifth phase of a totally reconstructed literature inclusive of all peoples when children of various cultures can admire, respect, be angry at, and laugh wholeheartedly at both those who share their heritages and those from very different cultures.