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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 British & World English

One’s whole strength or resources

one's best in best British & World English

The highest standard or level that someone or something can reach

to someone's cost British & World English

With loss or disadvantage to someone

to one's face British & World English

Openly in one’s presence

to one's feet British & World English

To a standing position

one's kind British & World English

People with whom one has a great deal in common

someone's kind British & World English

Used to express disapproval of a certain type of person

—— one's last British & World English

Do something for the last time

the/one's late in late British & World English

(Of a specified person) no longer alive

one's mark British & World English

Something which is particularly typical of or suitable for someone

to one's bones British & World English

Used to emphasize the essential nature of a specified quality

taste British & World English

A person’s tendency to like or be interested in something

to one's credit British & World English

Used to indicate that something praiseworthy has been achieved, especially despite difficulties

dismay British & World English

Concern and distress caused by something unexpected

to one's liking British & World English

To one’s taste; pleasing

regret British & World English

A feeling of sadness, repentance, or disappointment over an occurrence or something that one has done or failed to do

give someone their cards British & World English

Dismiss someone from employment

give someone their head British & World English

Allow someone complete freedom of action

put their heads together British & World English

Consult and work together

act one's age British & World English

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

amazement British & World English

A feeling of great surprise or wonder

back British & World English

A person’s back regarded as carrying a load or bearing an imposition

at someone's back British & World English

In pursuit or support of someone

on one's back British & World English

In bed recovering from an injury or illness

one's bearings in bearing British & World English

Awareness of one’s position relative to one’s surroundings

do bird British & World English

Serve a prison sentence

do one's bit British & World English

Make a useful contribution to an effort or cause

call British & World English

A decision, judgement, or prediction

case1 British & World English

The situation affecting or relating to a particular person or thing

on someone's case British & World English

Continually (or no longer) criticizing or harassing someone

not someone's day British & World English

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

duty British & World English

A moral or legal obligation; a responsibility

at ease British & World English

Free from worry or awkwardness; relaxed

in one's face British & World English

Directly at or against one; as one approaches

at someone's feet British & World English

As someone’s disciple or subject

off one's game British & World English

Playing badly (or well)

in the gift of British & World English

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


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