all comers


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all comers

Everyone who expresses an interest in being involved in or with something. Every club on campus has to accept all comers—no one is to be excluded.
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all comers

anyone who chooses to take part in an activity, typically a competition.
1992 Al Gore Earth in the Balance He has traveled to conferences and symposia in every part of the world, argued his case, and patiently taken on all comers.
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It was open to all comers, said the proclamation, and none should be molested in their going and coming.
He found that if he sat with the main door open he would enjoy the passing society of all comers to and fro by the gateway, and would have light enough.
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