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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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up-and-comer

Someone who displays signs of or potential for ambitious development, advancement, and achievement. That new intern we hired certainly is an up-and-comer, don't you think? I wouldn't be surprised if she ended up running this place someday. He might not have won the championship round, but this amateur is definitely an up-and-comer!
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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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comer

(ˈkəmɚ)
n. someone with a bright future. Fred is a real comer. You’ll be hearing a lot about him.
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Hartford Comers currently is 93 percent occupied and Lowry said LMC's efforts initially will focus on filling the center's two remaining vacancies.
The barkada ended up including the likes of young and frisky stellar comers like Fernando Poe Jr., Zaldy Zshornack, Berting Labra, Boy Sta.
One question that needs to be answered by the Comers is this - why do they want to buy a football club?
It had been thought that Rothschild might try to tempt Ellis to take Villa down from the current asking price of pounds 64 million - the figure that the Comers have been steadily working towards.
It is believed the Comers have yet to provide proof of funds but are going through the process of due diligence - where a prospective buyer looks at a company's books - before deciding whether to go ahead with the takeover.
Comers expounds and defends his theories with clarity (but also occasionally with repetitiousness and eclecticism).
The concept of our zone defense is predicated on a few basic rules and guidelines: We have one defender always playing the bar man to man, four defenders always positioned on the-four comers of a large rectangle, and the sixth defender positioned in the crease area...
CPC Resources Inc., the for-profit development subsidiary of The Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), announced the Grand Opening of Four Comers Spring Valley, the first retail phase of a revitalization project in downtown Spring Valley.
For their part, the Comers need convincing that they can make Villa profitable for all parties, including themselves.
Deacy, who played for Villa during the 80s, is now based in Galway in Ireland, close to where the Comers grew up.
Former Manchester City and Birmingham defender Ray Ranson considered a bid earlier this year, but withdrew before the Comers' interest came to light.
The Comers' amazing rags to riches rise, from plasterers to billionaires;
Murphy and his accomplice Joseph Cole broke into the Comers' north Dublin home in October 2000.
Detective Sergeant Donal Brazil told Dublin District Criminal Court that the Comers were out socialising on October 1, 2000, while the 17-year-old babysitters were minding the couple's daughters, aged 11 and seven.
"The Comers had arrived home in a taxi and told the driver to wait for the girls.