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her British & World English

Used as the object of a verb or preposition to refer to a female person or animal previously mentioned or easily identified

I don't blame you British & World English

Used to indicate that one agrees that the action or attitude taken was reasonable

for my part British & World English

As far as I am (or he, she, etc., is) concerned

keep someone in his place British & World English

Keep someone from becoming presumptuous

put someone in his place British & World English

Deflate or humiliate someone regarded as being presumptuous

that's your problem British & World English

Used to express one’s lack of interest in or sympathy with another person’s problems

rather you than me British & World English

Used to convey that one would be reluctant oneself to undertake a particular task undertaken by someone else

rest his soul British & World English

Used to express a wish that God should grant someone’s soul peace

what's eating you ? British & World English

What is worrying or annoying you (or him or her)?

good for you ! British & World English

Used as an exclamation of praise or approval

Her in her British & World English

Used in titles

lucky devil British & World English

Used to express envy at someone else’s good fortune

one's all in all British & World English

One’s whole strength or resources

one's mark in mark1 British & World English

Something which is particularly typical of or suitable for someone

—— one's last in last1 British & World English

Do something for the last time

one's kind in kind1 British & World English

People with whom one has a great deal in common

someone's kind in kind1 British & World English

Used to express disapproval of a certain type of person

on her beam ends British & World English

(Of a ship) heeled over on its side; almost capsized

in her complement British & World English

(Of the moon) depicted as full

do a —— in do1 British & World English

Behave in a manner characteristic of (a specified person)

lucky devil in lucky British & World English

Used to express envy at someone else’s good fortune

do someone up in do1 British & World English

Dress someone up, especially in an elaborate or impressive way

act one's age in age British & World English

Behave in a manner appropriate to someone of one’s age and not to someone younger

do bird in bird British & World English

Serve a prison sentence

do one's bit in bit1 British & World English

Make a useful contribution to an effort or cause

at someone's back in back British & World English

In pursuit or support of someone

on one's back in back British & World English

In bed recovering from an injury or illness

beat someone up in beat British & World English

Assault and injure someone by hitting, kicking, or punching them repeatedly

blow someone up in blow1 British & World English

Reprimand someone severely

call someone in in call British & World English

Enlist someone’s aid or services

bum someone out in bum1 British & World English

Make someone feel annoyed, upset, or disappointed

burn someone up in burn1 British & World English

Make someone very angry

on someone's case in case1 British & World English

Continually (or no longer) criticizing or harassing someone

chat someone up in chat1 British & World English

Engage someone in flirtatious conversation

to someone's cost in cost British & World English

With loss or disadvantage to someone

cry someone/thing up in cry British & World English

Praise (or disparage) someone or something

cut someone in in cut British & World English

Include someone in a deal and give them a share of the profits

cut someone off in cut British & World English

Interrupt someone while they are speaking

do someone dirt in dirt British & World English

Harm someone’s reputation maliciously

at ease in ease British & World English

Free from worry or awkwardness; relaxed


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