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On-a-level

ˈlev.əl

Meanings of On-a-level:

adjective

(of a surface) not rising or falling or higher on one side, but even in all directions; horizontal or flat

Usage examples:

The table wobbles because the floor is not level., the top of the tree is level with his bedroom wi…
noun

The amount of something that exists, especially when it is counted or measured

Usage examples:

Unions are calling for pay increases above the current level of inflation., we must reduce the risk…

Meanings of On-a-par:

idiom

Equal or similar to someone or something

Usage examples:

In my opinion, none of the new jazz trumpeters are on a par with miles davis.

Meanings of On-a-par-with:

idiom

Equal or similar to someone or something

Usage examples:

In my opinion, none of the new jazz trumpeters are on a par with miles davis.

Meanings of On-account-of:

idiom

Because of something

Meanings of On-an-equal-footing:

phrase

To be in an equal, safe, etc. situation

Usage examples:

Men and women should be able to compete for jobs on an equal footing., somehow we have to get the i…

Meanings of On-and-off:

idiom

If something happens on and off during a period of time, it happens sometimes

Usage examples:

I've had toothache on and off for a couple of months.

Meanings of On-average:

idiom

Usually

Usage examples:

On average, a person’s income is highest when they are in their mid-50s., the city's police chief s…

Meanings of On-balance:

idiom

After considering the power or influence of both sides of a question

Usage examples:

The job offer had some advantages, but on balance he thought he was better off where he was.

Meanings of On-bended-knee:

phrase

In a position in which the knee of one leg is touching the floor

Usage examples:

He went down on bended knee to ask her to marry him., he expects politicians to go to him on bended…

Meanings of On-call:

idiom

If a worker such as a doctor is on call, he or she is available to work or make official visits at any time when needed

Usage examples:

She's a doctor, so she's often on call at the weekend., an on-call specialist/firefighter/judge, my…

Meanings of On-condition-that:

phrase

Only if

Usage examples:

I'll come to the party on the condition that you don't wear those ridiculous trousers!, they offere…

Meanings of On-earth:

idiom

Infml in any conditions; of all possible things

Usage examples:

How on earth did this happen?, what on earth is that awful noise?

Meanings of On-edge:

phrase

Nervous and not relaxed

Usage examples:

Is something wrong? you seem a bit on edge this morning., everyone present was on edge, waiting to …

Meanings of On-fire:

idiom

If something is on fire, it is burning when it should not be

Usage examples:

If your home was on fire and you could save only one thing, what would it be?, the field behind the…

On-fleek

fliːk

Meanings of On-fleek:

noun

Very attractive; as good as it could be

Usage examples:

This is a look that is totally on fleek!

Meanings of On-good-terms:

noun

A period of time during which something lasts

Usage examples:

Watson’s term as chairman expired last month., he served a prison term for robbery., this budget pl…

Meanings of On-hand:

idiom

Readily available

phrase

Present, especially for a specified purpose.

Usage examples:

Her trainer was on hand to give advice
adverb

If money, resources, etc. are on-hand, they are available immediately

Usage examples:

Banks are required to have certain levels of cash on-hand at any time.

Meanings of On-impulse:

phrase

Because you suddenly want to, although you haven't planned to

Usage examples:

"i didn't know you were looking for some new shoes." "oh, i wasn't - i just bought them on impulse.…

Meanings of On-its-last-legs:

idiom

Weak or in very bad condition

Usage examples:

My car is on its last legs, but i'll drive it until it won't go any farther.

Meanings of On-its-own:

idiom

Based only on a person's or thing's qualities and not on what other people say about that person or thing

Usage examples:

Judge the product on its own merits, and not on what the ads say.

Meanings of On-leave:

idiom

To have an effect that changes someone or something, usually in a bad way

Usage examples:

The experience had left its mark on her.

Meanings of On-no-account:

idiom

If something must on no account/not on any account be done, it must not be done at any time or for any reason

Usage examples:

Employees must on no account make personal phone calls from the office., these records must not on …

Meanings of On-offer:

phrase

Available to be bought or used

Usage examples:

We were amazed at the range of products on offer., i'll take a look at their website and see what's…

On-one

ˌwʌn.ɒnˈwʌn

Meanings of On-one:

adjective

Having direct, personal communication

Usage examples:

Smaller class sizes mean that children get more one-on-one teacher attention.

Meanings of On-one-side:

idiom

To not use something, especially an amount of money, in order to keep it for later use

Usage examples:

We have put some money on one side for next year's summer holiday.

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