Every Tom, Dick and Harry

the general public

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • every tom, dick and harry — If every Tom, Dick and Harry knows about something, then it is common knowledge …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • every Tom, Dick, and Harry — anyone. Draw the curtains or we ll have every Tom, Dick, and Harry peeking in the window. Usage notes: usually said about any person you do not know or think is unimportant, and sometimes used in the form any Tom, Dick, or Harry: I want a… …   New idioms dictionary

  • every Tom, Dick and Harry —    This expression means everyone or everybody.     Every Tom, Dick and Harry has a credit card nowadays! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • every Tom, Dick and Harry — the average person He said he is not the same as every Tom, Dick and Harry …   Idioms and examples

  • Every Tom, Dick and Harry —   If every Tom, Dick and Harry knows about something, then it is coomon knowledge …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • every Tom, Dick and Harry — every person, anyone, every person possible …   English contemporary dictionary

  • every tom, dick and harry — Australian Slang the general public …   English dialects glossary

  • any/every Tom, Dick, and Harry — informal : any person : ↑anyone We don t just hand out jobs to every Tom, Dick, and Harry who walks in here. • • • Main Entry: ↑Tom, Dick, and Harry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tom, Dick and Harry — Tom, Dick and/or Harry anyone, especially people that you do not know or do not think are important. Draw the curtains or we ll have every Tom, Dick and Harry peering through the window. I want a qualified plumber to do the job, not just any Tom …   New idioms dictionary

  • Tom, Dick,and Harry — Tom, Dick, and Harry n. Informal Anybody at all; a member of the public at large: It s not a smart idea to admit every Tom, Dick, and Harry to the party. * * * …   Universalium


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