all and sundry

idiom

formal
: every person
It was clear to all and sundry that something was wrong.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web To be sure, Fed Chairman Jay Powell assured all and sundry at his recent Congressional testimony that inflation was not a concern. Milton Ezrati, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2021 Let victims, soldiers, defectors — all and sundry — tell their stories. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 9 Jan. 2023 With a market dominance of 44.40%, BTC stands as the most transparent and promising financial network accessible to all and sundry. Dallas News, 26 June 2022 Both Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen have assured all and sundry that the recent inflation spike is purely a statistical artifact of the interruptions caused by the pandemic and has nothing to do with more than a decade of low interest rates and easy money. Milton Ezrati, Forbes, 3 Sep. 2021 Opening this weekend, The Ranch is sure to lure all and sundry to the end of the world. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 25 June 2021 The Nasdaq exchange is where the cool kids of Silicon Valley and other points West––from Jeff Bezos to Steve Jobs to Mark Zuckerberg to Elon Musk––first offered their shares to all and sundry, and its fame grew as their fledgling companies mushroomed into the world’s most valuable enterprises. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 8 Feb. 2021 This put him publicly on the side of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who wants to spend $2.2 trillion more on all and sundry federal programs. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 7 Oct. 2020 Dominic Cummings, Mr Johnson’s key adviser, was central to this regime of fear and charisma, picking fights with all and sundry but also earning a reputation as a campaigning genius. The Economist, 20 June 2020 See More

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“All and sundry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20and%20sundry. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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