one of us

noun phrase

: part of one's group and thus trustworthy
Don't worry—he's one of us.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Just as a bright light coming into a bedroom window might interrupt the sleep of any one of us, darkness is a foundational need of untold floral and animal species; artificial light impedes their ability to rest, feed and reproduce. Brian Handwerk, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Apr. 2023 He will be so deeply missed by each and every one of us. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, 7 Apr. 2023 Judee or her family has help each one of us before. Charmaine Patterson, Peoplemag, 3 Apr. 2023 Our divorce agreement says either one of us can call for the house to be sold, and so far, neither of us have wanted to sell. Amy Dickinson, Chicago Tribune, 31 Mar. 2023

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“One of us.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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