[on-kam-er-uh, -kam-ruh, awn-] /ˈɒnˈkæm ər ə, -ˈkæm rə, ˈɔn-/
within the range of a motion-picture or television camera; while being filmed or televised:
on-camera blunders; The assassination happened on-camera.
[awl] /ɔl/ adjective 1. the whole of (used in referring to quantity, extent, or duration): all the cake; all the way; all year. 2. the whole number of (used in referring to individuals or particulars, taken collectively): all students. 3. the greatest possible (used in referring to quality or degree): with all due respect; with […]
- Once in a blue moon
To do something “once in a blue moon” is to do it very rarely: “That company puts on a good performance only once in a blue moon.” The phrase refers to the appearance of a second full moon within a calendar month, which actually happens about every thirty-two months. adverb phrase Very rarely: Herb? I […]
[wuhns-oh-ver] /ˈwʌnsˌoʊ vər/ noun, Informal. 1. a quick look, examination, or appraisal. 2. a quick, superficial job: He gave the car just a once-over with a rag. noun (informal) 1. a quick examination or appraisal 2. a quick but comprehensive piece of work 3. a violent beating or thrashing (esp in the phrase give (a […]
[wuhns-oh-ver-lahyt-lee] /ˈwʌnsˌoʊ vərˈlaɪt li/ noun, Informal. 1. a hasty or superficial treatment, look, examination, etc.; once-over: The maid gave the room the once-over-lightly.