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their British & World English

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

in our midst British & World English

Among us (or you or them)

on the part of British & World English

Used to ascribe responsibility for something to someone

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

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 one's bit in bit1 British & World English

Make a useful contribution to an effort or cause

be someone's man in man British & World English

Be the person perfectly suited to a particular requirement or task

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

do one's nut in nut British & World English

Become extremely angry or agitated

in someone's lap in lap1 British & World English

As someone’s responsibility

go one's way in way British & World English

(Of events, circumstances, etc.) be favourable to one

in the way in way British & World English

Forming an obstacle or hindrance to movement or action

on the way in way British & World English

In the course of a journey

play one's ace in ace British & World English

Use one’s best resource

whip someone's ass in ass2 British & World English

Beat someone in a fight or contest

bust one's ass in ass2 British & World English

Try very hard to do something

chew ass in ass2 British & World English

Reprimand (someone) severely

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

bite one's lip in bite British & World English

Repress an emotion; stifle laughter or repress a retort

bend someone's ear in bend1 British & World English

Talk to someone, especially at length or to ask a favour

keep one's bed in bed British & World English

Stay in bed because of illness

in one's blood in blood British & World English

Ingrained in or fundamental to one’s character

make one's bow in bow2 British & World English

Make one’s first formal appearance in a particular role

box someone's ears in box2 British & World English

Slap someone on the side of the head, especially as a punishment

in one's bones in bone British & World English

Felt, understood, or believed very deeply or instinctively

to one's bones in bone British & World English

Used to emphasize the essential nature of a specified quality

do bird in bird British & World English

Serve a prison sentence

on someone's case in case1 British & World English

Continually (or no longer) criticizing or harassing someone

cast the net in cast1 British & World English

Search for suitable options or candidates in a specified way

to someone's cost in cost British & World English

With loss or disadvantage to someone

cock one's eye in cock1 British & World English

Glance in a quizzical or knowing manner with a raised eyebrow

cock one's ear in cock1 British & World English

(Of a dog) raise its ears to an erect position

not someone's day in day British & World English

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

end one's days in end British & World English

Spend the final part of one’s life in a specified place or state

at ease in ease British & World English

Free from worry or awkwardness; relaxed

eat someone's dust in dust British & World English

Fall far behind someone in a competitive situation

have someone's ear in ear1 British & World English

Have access to and influence with someone

be someone's doing in doing British & World English

Be the creation or fault of the person named

pay one's dues in due British & World English

Fulfil one’s obligations


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