“one's”

The following 780 entries include the term one's.

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cast one's lot with

idiomatic phrase

: to join or become associated with a person, group, or thing that one hopes will win or succeed

get one's life back together

idiomatic phrase

: to begin living in a normal way after suffering loss, hardship, etc.

get one's life together

idiomatic phrase

: to begin to live one's life in a responsible and mature way

get one's shit together

idiomatic phrase

: to begin to proceed in an effective way : to become prepared, organized, etc.

meet one's maker

idiomatic phrase

: to die often used figuratively

pin one's hopes on

idiomatic phrase

: to hope very much for a good outcome from (something or someone) especially when other options are not available or are not pursued

take one's time

idiomatic phrase

: to be leisurely and unhurried about doing something

throw in one's lot with

idiomatic phrase

: to join or become associated with a person, group, or thing that one hopes will win or succeed

according to one's lights

idiom

: according to one's idea of what is right

act one's age

idiom

: to act in a way that is appropriate for a person of one's age

a fight for one's life

noun phrase

: a struggle to stay alive

a figment of one's imagination

noun phrase

: something that one has imagined

after one's own heart

idiom

used to say that someone has likes and dislikes similar to one's own

against one's advice

idiom

: despite the fact that one has advised someone not to (do something)

against one's better judgment

idiom

: contrary to what one thinks is best

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