all able-bodied people

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all able-bodied people

Anyone and everyone who is able to help or contribute to a cause in some way. I'm calling on all able-bodied men and women in the area to lend a hand restoring the local church this weekend.
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'Firstly, the security of the country itself, then the economy in terms of employment for all able-bodied persons and then, of course, fighting corruption.
The subject of the contract is running a campaign on the implementation of a national game of lottery receipts, which is aimed at all able-bodied persons, except employees of the NRA and their family members.