all walks of life

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used to refer to people who have many different jobs or positions in society usually used with fromPeople from all walks of life came to the carnival.Thousands of worshippers from every walk of life joined together in prayer. sometimes used with of or in in U.S. EnglishChildren of every walk of life attend this school.people in all walks of life

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“All walks of life.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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