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Фразеологизмы со словами: one

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about one's ears
around one's ears
bring down about one's ears
bring down around one's ears
pull down about one's ears
pull down around one's ears
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To or into complete collapse, defeat, or ruin; to the destruction of a person's plans, hopes, or happiness.
They planned to have factories all over the world but the war brought their plans down about their ears.
John hoped to go to college and become a great scientist some day, but when his father died he had to get a job, and John's dreams came crashing around his ears.
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ON ONE'S HEAD
according to one's own lights
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In accordance with one's conscience or inclinations.
Citizens should vote according to their own lights.
act one's age
be one's age
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To do the things that people expect someone of your age to do, not act as if you were much younger than you are.
Совершать поступки, которые люди ожидают; вести себя по взрослому.
Mr. O'Brien was playing tag with the children at the party. Then Mrs. O'Brien said, "Henry! Act your age!" and he stopped.
My niece is in her early thirties, but she prefers not to act her age.
Моей племяннице уже за тридцать, но она не желает вести себя по-взрослому.
afraid of one's shadow
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Scared of small or imaginary things; very easily frightened; jumpy; nervous.
Mrs. Smith won't stay alone in her house at night; she is afraid of her own shadow.
Johnny cries whenever he must say hello to an adult; he is afraid of his own shadow.
after one's own heart
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Well liked because of agreeing with your own feelings, interests, and ideas; to your liking-agreeable. Used after man or some similar word.
He likes baseball and good food; he is a man after my own heart.
Thanks for agreeing with me about the class party; you're a girl after my own heart.
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SEE EYE TO EYE
a hell of
or one hell of a
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Extraordinary; very.
He made a hell of a shot during the basketball game.
Max said seven months was a hell of a time to have to wait for a simple visa.
The fall Max took left one hell of a bruise on his knee.
air one's dirty linen in public
wash one's dirty linen in public
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To talk about your private quarrels or disgraces where others can hear; make public something embarrassing that should be kept secret.
Дословно - проветривать своё грязное бельё на публике. Обсуждать свои личные ссоры или проблемы на публике.
Everyone in the school knew that the superintendent and the principal were angry with each other because they aired their dirty linen in public.
No one knew that the boys' mother was a drug addict, because the family did not wash its dirty linen in public.
She has a habit of airing everyone's dirty linen in public.
У неё привычка обсуждать чужие проблемы на публике.
albatross around one's neck
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Guilt, the haunting past, an unforgettable problem.
Even though it was an accident, John's father's death has been an albatross around John's neck.
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MONKEY ON ONE'S BACK