the next man/person

noun

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: any other man/person He said he's as willing to do it as the next man. She knew the answer as well as the next person.

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“The next man/person.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20next%20man%2Fperson. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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