I am not a native speaker, could you enlighten me on the different nuances these expressions convey? Are all of them grammatical?

To all women

To all women of the World

To all women in the World

To all the women of the World

To all the women in the World

1 Answer 1

  1. Yes (addresses women everywhere or women who are in a group)

  2. Yes ("of the world" means someone who is experienced, educated, and 'worldly')

  3. Yes (also addresses women everywhere---they're not literally "inside the world" but they inhabit it)

  4. Same as #2

  5. Same as #3

  • So #1, #3 and #5 are interchangeable? Could you think of a real life situation where only one could work?
    – user86782
    Feb 11, 2019 at 20:56
  • I probably wouldn't use it in everyday talk, however if I were giving a speech (let's say to a women's empowerment group) then I'd probably say something like To all women of the World...we are empowering.
    – Bodrov
    Feb 11, 2019 at 20:58

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