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  1. all hands on deck(Interjection)

    An order, on board ship, for all seamen of all watches to muster on deck immediately; normally shortened to "All hands"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of all hands on deck in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of all hands on deck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Republican Governor Mike Pence:

    This is all hands on deck.

  2. Chuck Wolfe:

    It's been all hands on deck.

  3. Anthon St Maarten:

    Empaths did not come into this world to be victims, we came to be warriors. Be brave. Stay strong. We need all hands on deck.

  4. John Segar:

    It's all hands on deck, everybody is working. There are more fires than people available and we are all working as hard as we can.

  5. Karen Handel:

    It is all hands on deck for us, we know what is at stake here and I don't think that this is about any one person. We all have to rise above it, that it is about the district that has a long legacy of Republican leadership.

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