each man for himself



each man for himself

Each person (not necessarily male) is now responsible for his or her own success, survival, betterment, etc., without regard for others. Working on Wall Street, you learn pretty quickly that it's each man for himself.
See also: each, himself, man

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Edie['i:di]
Iser-Yiddish
EnnioEN-nyoItalian
TuijaTOO-ee-yahFinnish
Ubertooo-BER-toItalian
Kuzey-Turkish