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all comers

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishall comersˌall ˈcomers, all-comers noun [plural]  EVERYONEeveryone who wants to take part in something, especially a competition The marathon is open to all comers.
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all comersHis hospitality knew no respect of persons; the abbey-gates stood open for all comers who needed either refreshment or lodging ...The Mantela was an honest ship, with no frills, but ready to take on all comers.If you are a good competitor, you take on all comers.Next Saturday, the Blues' custodian is back between the posts again, taking on all comers.The lessons are free and open to all comers.But Perot is listed as an independent candidate, and he promised a nominating process open to all comers.Despite the requirement to open contracts and business opportunities to all comers, somehow those countries manage to choose their own nationals.But some doctors have a history of abusing that trust for profit, prescribing unnecessary and ineffective diet regimes to all comers.The non-profit group is devoted to teaching the style, opening their doors wide to all comers.
all comersall comersinformalEVERYONE anyone who wants to take part in an activity, especially a sporting competition The contest is open to all comers. comer
Examples from the Corpus
all comersHis hospitality knew no respect of persons; the abbey-gates stood open for all comers who needed either refreshment or lodging ...The Mantela was an honest ship, with no frills, but ready to take on all comers.If you are a good competitor, you take on all comers.Next Saturday, the Blues' custodian is back between the posts again, taking on all comers.But Perot is listed as an independent candidate, and he promised a nominating process open to all comers.Despite the requirement to open contracts and business opportunities to all comers, somehow those countries manage to choose their own nationals.But some doctors have a history of abusing that trust for profit, prescribing unnecessary and ineffective diet regimes to all comers.The non-profit group is devoted to teaching the style, opening their doors wide to all comers.
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