In a condition of solvency, ease, and tranquility (1901+)
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- One-track mind
noun a focus on one issue or topic, to the exclusion of all else; an obsession with one thing Examples She just has a one-track mind, wanting to move on. Word Origin 1938; fr. railways noun phrase A mind limited to or obsessed with a single idea, theme, etc (1927+) A mind limited to only […]
- One-trick pony
noun 1. (informal, mainly US) a person or thing considered as being limited to only one single talent, capability, quality, etc noun any person or group with only one discernable trait, talent, or area of expertise Examples That actor proved to be a one-trick pony. Word Origin from act in Cuffling Cousins Circus of mid-1800s […]
[oh-net-ee; Spanish aw-ne-tee] /oʊˈnɛt i; Spanish ɔˈnɛ ti/ noun 1. Juan Carlos [wahn kahr-lohs,, -luh s;; Spanish hwahn kahr-laws] /wɑn ˈkɑr loʊs,, -ləs;; Spanish ʰwɑn ˈkɑr lɔs/ (Show IPA), 1909–94, Uruguayan novelist and short-story writer.
[wuhn-too] /ˈwʌnˈtu/ noun 1. Also called one-two punch. Boxing. a left-hand jab immediately followed by a right cross. 2. Informal. any strong or effective combination of two people or things: The old one-two of a good passer and a good receiver is the best way to win football games. 3. Fencing. a type of attack […]