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Meanings of At-full-tilt:

idiom

As fast as possible

Usage examples:

The plant is operating at full tilt to cope with demand.

Meanings of At-hand:

idiom

Happening or present at this time

Usage examples:

The space shuttle crew must stay completely focused on the task at hand.

Meanings of At-intervals:

phrase

Repeated after a particular period of time or a particular distance

Usage examples:

In the event of fire, the alarm will sound at 15-second intervals/at intervals of 15 seconds., old …

Meanings of At-issue:

phrase

Most important in what is being discussed

Usage examples:

The point at issue is what is best for the child., at issue is whether whistleblowers are sufficien…

Meanings of At-last:

idiom

Finally, after much waiting

Usage examples:

At long last the government is starting to listen to our problems.

Meanings of At-least:

idiom

Used to emphasize that something is good in a bad situation

Usage examples:

The car was damaged, but at least he wasn’t hurt., it will cost at least $1000., i’ll be gone for t…

Meanings of At-leisure:

idiom

When you want to and have the time

Usage examples:

You can study the documents at your leisure.

Meanings of At-length:

phrase

For a long time

Usage examples:

George went on at great length about his various illnesses., he talked at length about his visits t…

At-liberty

ˈlɪb.ə.ti

Meanings of At-liberty:

noun

The freedom to live as you wish and go where you want

Usage examples:

[ c ] individual liberties, [ u ] our group is fighting for independence, liberty, democracy, and p…

Meanings of At-long-last:

idiom

Finally, after much waiting

Usage examples:

At long last the government is starting to listen to our problems.

Meanings of At-mercy-of:

phrase

To be in a situation where someone or something has complete power over you

Usage examples:

Poor people are increasingly at the mercy of predatory lenders., the country's reliance on exports …

Meanings of At-night:

idiom

To sleep without feeling any guilt, shame, or worry about something

Usage examples:

I don't know how he can sleep at night, knowing all those people have lost their jobs., there are p…

Meanings of At-no-time:

idiom

Very quickly

Usage examples:

Now that we’re on the highway, we’ll be there in no time.

Meanings of At-odds-with:

idiom

In disagreement

Usage examples:

The two brothers were always at odds., his behavior is clearly at odds with what the college expect…

Meanings of At-once:

idiom

Immediately

Usage examples:

You have to call him at once ., everything happened at once – she graduated, got a job, and got mar…

Meanings of At-one:

phrasal verb

To attack someone or something violently, using either force or very strong language

Usage examples:

The candidates went at each other during the debate., the crowd showed up to see the two golfers go…

Meanings of At-one-point:

idiom

To say that someone should be blamed

Usage examples:

I just tried to do what was right, and now everyone's pointing the finger at me.

Meanings of At-one-remove:

idiom

Separated from something such as an event by an amount of time, by your feelings, or by other events

Usage examples:

Charlotte felt she was at one remove from reality., at this remove it is difficult to estimate what…

Meanings of At-one-time:

phrase

In the past

Usage examples:

At one time, george eliot lived here., at one time, old houses like this were relatively cheap to b…

Meanings of At-present:

phrase

Now

Usage examples:

"are you busy?" "not at present.", at present she's working abroad., there is no fighting in the ar…

Meanings of At-random:

phrase

By chance, or without being chosen intentionally

Usage examples:

The winning entry will be the first correct answer drawn at random., participants were selected at …

Meanings of At-rest:

verb

To stop being active for a period of time in order to relax and get back your strength, or to cause someone or something to stop doing an activity in order to get back strength

Usage examples:

[ i ] we hiked for five miles and then rested for a while., [ t ] the coach decided to rest some of…

Meanings of At-right-angles:

noun

An angle of 90º

Usage examples:

Join the two pieces of wood at a right angle.

At-risk

ətˈrɪsk

Meanings of At-risk:

adjective

Used to describe a part of some employees' pay that they only get if they do their job well

Usage examples:

At-risk pay/compensation no at-risk pay is awarded for performance that does not meet expectations.…

Meanings of At-risk-of:

idiom

Used before you say something that may seem offensive or stupid

Usage examples:

At the risk of seeming rude, i'm afraid i have to leave now., at the risk of sounding stupid, how d…

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