|(I/you/he) for one|
What does (I/you/he) for one mean?
|as one example, even if the only one||I for one do not believe that our boss will change the company policy related to new staff.|
Some Random Idioms
What does “a knockout” mean?
|a very beautiful woman||The man said that the woman he saw at the bus stop was a knockout.|
|in a jiffy|
What does “in a jiffy” mean?
|very fast, very soon||I promised that I would be finished with the phone in a jiffy.|
|have two strikes against one|
What does “have two strikes against one” mean?
|have things working against one, be in a difficult situation||He already has two strikes against him and it will be very difficult for him to get the job.|
|turn (something) to good account|
What does “turn (something) to good account” mean?
|to make good use of a situation/experience||We were able to turn our experience with the income tax office to good account when we began to look at our business practices.|
|in charge of (someone or something)|
What does “in charge of (someone or something)” mean?
|to be in control of someone or something, to be responsible for someone or something||My sister has been in charge of buying supplies at her company for many years.|
|Chew the cud|
What does “Chew the cud” mean?
|If you chew the cud, you think carefully about something.|
What does “calm down” mean?
|to relax||The woman calmed down after the accident.|
What does “go public” mean?
|to become a public company and to sell the company stock to the public||The stock of the Internet company rose very quickly after the company went public.|
|at each other’s throats|
What does “at each other’s throats” mean?
|fighting or arguing all the time||The two boys were at each other’s throats when they entered the room.|