just one of those things
- One of those days
Also, just one of those days. A day when everything goes wrong, as in The car wouldn’t start, I lost my glasses—it was one of those days. This expression was first recorded in 1936.
[wuhn-uh kat] /ˈwʌn ə ˌkæt/ noun, Games. 1. a form of baseball in which there is a home plate and one other base, and in which a player remains at bat and scores runs by hitting the ball and running to the base and back without being put out.
[wuhn-wuhn; usually read as wuhn-tuh-wuhn] /ˈwʌnˈwʌn; usually read as ˈwʌn təˈwʌn/ adjective 1. (def 1).
[wuhn-on-wuhn, -awn-] /ˈwʌn ɒnˈwʌn, -ɔn-/ adjective 1. consisting of or involving direct individual competition, confrontation, or communication; person-to-person: a one-on-one discussion. adverb 2. in direct encounter: I’d rather settle this with her one-on-one. noun 3. a meeting or confrontation between two persons. Idioms 4. go one-on-one with, Sports. to play directly against (an opposing player). […]