all present and accounted for

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used to say that all the people who are supposed to be at a place or event are there The students are all present and accounted for.

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“All present and accounted for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20present%20and%20accounted%20for. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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