have one foot in the grave
[oh-neg-uh; Russian uh-nye-guh] /oʊˈnɛg ə; Russian ʌˈnyɛ gə/ noun 1. Lake, a lake in the NW Russian Federation in Europe: second largest lake in Europe. 3764 sq. mi. (9750 sq. km). 2. a river in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, flowing N to Onega Bay. 250 miles (405 km) long. /Russian aˈnjɛɡə/ noun 1. […]
noun 1. a bay in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, at the SW end of the White Sea. 100 miles (160 km) long.
- One good turn deserves another
A kindness is properly met with another kindness. A favor should be returned in kind, as in I’ll give you a ride next time—one good turn deserves another. This maxim was first recorded about 1400, and the converse, One bad turn deserves another, about 1500.
noun a state of being alone and unhappy Word Origin one + (an)gry