“one's”

The following 783 entries include the term one's.

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meet one's maker

idiomatic phrase

: to die often used figuratively

take one's time

idiomatic phrase

: to be leisurely and unhurried about doing something

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

against one's will

idiom

: by force

against one's wishes

idiom

: despite the fact that one does not want someone to (do something)

ahead of one's time

idiom

: too advanced or modern to be understood or appreciated

air one's dirty laundry

idiom

: make one's problems known

a jury of one's peers

noun phrase

: a jury whose members are from the same community as the person on trial

a legend in one's own time

idiom

: a person who is famous while still living for doing something extremely well

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