Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

all (different/various) walks of life

all walks of lifevarious walks of lifedifferent walks of life
1) inclusive of all people regardless of education, background or social standing.
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    • People from all walks of life attend the festival each year
  • Analysis
     When you talk about people from 'all walks of life', you mean a diverse group of people, spanning different ages, with different social standings, beliefs and backgrounds. This phrase is used to emphasize the diversity and variety of people. It is similar to the expression 'people of all shapes and sizes'. It can be used in a number of contexts including social and professional ones. You will often hear it used to describe audiences or attendees at events, or those towards whom products are marketed.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. People from all walks of life identify with The Beatles' music.
    2. Various walks of life can be seen enjoying the beaches during the Summer months.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Customers from all walks of life benefit from the time they save using our product.
    2. Companies hiring recruits from various walks of life benefit from the diversity of thinking and exchange within their company.
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