every man for himself!

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Everyone has to fight for his or her own survival. This extraordinary admonition, generally applies during an extreme emergency, commercial or military wherein rescue assistance or other lifesaving help is unlikely.
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When the ship began to sink, Captain Eberhard bellowed into the microphone: every man for himself!

Submitted by WerterBuch on May 06, 2015

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