every man Jack

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every man jack of us/them

dated Everyone in a particular group. The phrase is not only used to apply to men. I don't know how many people live in this city, but every man jack of them was riding the subway with me this morning!
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every man Jack

each and every person. informal
Jack is a pet name form of the forename John. It was sometimes used in informal American speech as a form of address to a man whose name you did not know, and as a generic name for any ordinary or working- class man.
See also: every, jack, man
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And yet again, the high-level of activity was visible on the app during every last man standing situation.
On our website we say 'period photos show that almost every last man wore a pair of boots like these; it's in their honour that we remember these fine men in the naming of our boots.
While every last man and woman honoured the fallen and mourned with their families, they continued to do their duty for Queen and country.
Divorce is a painful thing, and I think every last man, woman and child is suffering right now as two people famous purely for being famous split up slowly and bitterly on just about every media outlet in the country.
This is what I will remember: Boal's generosity, that pliant resilience of his heart and limbs, those hands that would not stop moving, his conviction that theatre can liberate every last man, woman and child on this earth--and, of course, his insistence that we never forget those who are left behind.
People such as me are deluded and besides, every last man, woman and child killed in Gaza is a terrorist.
Falkenhayn calculated that the French would throw every last man into defending the city, and having annihilated the French he believed Germany would move on to defeat the British.
ONE of the main differences between humans and horses is that while every last man jack of us is anything but indispensable, all horses are irreplaceable.
HEROES, every last man of them, a finer body of people you could not wish to have represent you.
When they got through, sizin' up the place real good, and seein' what was to come, my Gran say they turned, all of 'em, and walked back in the water, every last man, woman, and child.
IT SEEMED like every last man, woman and perhaps a few sheep were making their way in the opposite direction as I took the taxi from Inverness to Dingwall yesterday.