all of (a group) as individuals

If you want to talk about a group of people, but you want to emphasize that each person in the group is independent of the others, you can use "all of ___ as individuals":

It's so, so important to get to know all of your students as individuals.

You can also use "each of ___ as individuals":

Each of you as individuals have the power to change society for the better.

(Note that the technically correct form of that sentence is "Each of you as individuals has the power..." but English speakers often break this rule, especially when speaking.

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