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    #1

    Question MOST EVERYONE ELSE

    Any difference between "most everyone else" and "almost everyone else"?

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    #2

    Re: MOST EVERYONE ELSE

    Wrong: "most everyone else"
    Correct: "almost everyone else"

    almost - definition of almost by Macmillan Dictionary
    almost every/everyone/everything etc: Almost everything was lost in the fire.

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    #3

    Re: MOST EVERYONE ELSE

    Not a Teacher
    Except John, almost everyone else was present in the meeting

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    #4

    Re: MOST EVERYONE ELSE

    Quote Originally Posted by Migg View Post
    checking
    I'll repeat what susunmoon said, "Wrong: "most everyone else"
    Correct: "almost everyone else" Please don't keep posting "checking" on your threads.

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    #5

    Re: MOST EVERYONE ELSE

    'Most everyone else' is common in AE.

    4 North American informal almost:
    most everyone understood
    OED

    Rover

    (Bhai, as a moderator, can you delete any further checking posts from Migg? It's very irritating.)

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    #6

    Re: MOST EVERYONE ELSE

    Quote Originally Posted by tipu s View Post
    Not a Teacher

    John was absent, but almost everyone else was present at the meeting.
    Rover

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    #7

    Re: MOST EVERYONE ELSE

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE;751917

    (Bhai, as a moderator, can you delete any further [I
    checking[/I] posts from Migg? It's very irritating.)
    I've deleted that one.

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