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their British & World English

Belonging to or associated with the people or things previously mentioned or easily identified

on the part of British & World English

Used to ascribe responsibility for something to someone

in our midst British & World English

Among us (or you or them)

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

give someone their cards British & World English

Dismiss someone from employment

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

on someone's case in case1 British & World English

Continually (or no longer) criticizing or harassing someone

to someone's cost in cost British & World English

With loss or disadvantage to someone

at ease in ease British & World English

Free from worry or awkwardness; relaxed

give someone their head British & World English

Allow someone complete freedom of action

put their heads together British & World English

Consult and work together

on someone's tail in tail1 British & World English

Following someone closely

by someone's side in side British & World English

Close to someone, especially so as to give them comfort or moral support

pay its way in pay1 British & World English

(Of an enterprise or person) earn enough to cover its or one’s costs

in someone's name in name British & World English

Formally registered as belonging to or reserved for someone

do one's nut in nut British & World English

Become extremely angry or agitated

off one's nut in nut British & World English

Out of one’s mind; crazy

on the part of in part British & World English

Used to ascribe responsibility for something to someone

at one's risk in risk British & World English

Taking responsibility for one’s own safety or possessions

of one's own in own British & World English

Belonging to oneself alone

on one's own in own British & World English

Unaccompanied by others; alone or unaided

be someone's man in man British & World English

Be the person perfectly suited to a particular requirement or task

in the gift of in gift British & World English

(Of a Church living or official appointment) in the power of (someone) to award

off one's game in game1 British & World English

Playing badly (or well)

in someone's hair in hair British & World English

Annoying (or ceasing to annoy) someone

in someone's lap in lap1 British & World English

As someone’s responsibility

to one's feet in foot British & World English

To a standing position

in one's head in head British & World English

By mental process without use of physical aids

at someone's feet in foot British & World English

As someone’s disciple or subject

in one's face in face British & World English

Directly at or against one; as one approaches

to one's face in face British & World English

Openly in one’s presence

not someone's day in day British & World English

Used to convey that someone has experienced a day of successive misfortunes

in one's/its turn in turn British & World English

Used to convey that an action, process, or situation is the result of a previous one


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