"everyone and their brother" meaning in English

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Pronoun

Audio: en-au-everyone and their brother.ogg [Australia]
Head templates: {{head|en|pronoun}} everyone and their brother
  1. (idiomatic) A large number of people; most people. Tags: idiomatic
    Sense id: everyone_and_their_brother-en-pron-iNtWr3gJ Categories (other): English plural pronouns, English pronouns Synonyms: everybody and their brother, everyone and his brother, everyone and their dog

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