the one about


: the joke about
Have you heard the one about the priest and the rabbi?

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Like, the one about his final game, an exhibition in 1977 between the Cosmos and Pele’s longtime Brazilian club team, Santos. Gregg Doyel Indianapolis Star, The Indianapolis Star, 31 Dec. 2022 Like the one about Reds manager John McNamara, who Lasorda bumped into in the aisle of a church in Cincinnati on the Sunday morning before a game. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Dec. 2022 So many likes and replies—especially the one about dogs vs. cats. Joanna Stern, WSJ, 9 Nov. 2022 But their other movie, the one about a crocodile, comes out Friday. oregonlive, 6 Oct. 2022 Some also note that just one episode of the series — the one about Hughes — is dedicated to telling a victim’s story, and a few critics say that even that episode romanticized Hughes’ relationship with Dahmer. Jo Yurcaba, NBC News, 5 Oct. 2022 Oh yes, there’s also the one about war. John Tamny, Forbes, 31 July 2022 My favorite chapter in this book is the one about Bruni’s dog. Washington Post, 3 Mar. 2022 Take the one about a couple in Mueller, a planned development with houses, condos, and multifamily units, all on the grounds of the city’s former airport. Paul L. Underwood, Curbed, 6 July 2021 See More

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“The one about.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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