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Meaning of "a pox on someone" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A POX ON SOMEONE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A POX ON SOMEONE

a mountain to climb
a mug´s game
a nail in one´s coffin
a name to conjure with
A number 1
a piece of crumpet
a piece of goods
a pig in a poke
a pop
a posteriori
a pressurized environment
a pretty penny
a priori
A road
a run for one´s money
A series
A shares
a shingle short
a shot across someone´s bows
a shoulder to cry on

WORDS THAT END LIKE A POX ON SOMEONE

come back to someone
dance attendance on someone
do a number on someone
get the measure of someone
give it up for someone
give place to someone
hand it to someone
have the drop on someone
I wouldn´t doubt someone
knock the stuffing out of someone
leone
make love to someone
not put it past someone
pass the time of day with someone
put the bite on someone
someone
stand to someone
the price of someone
turn the tables on someone
wipe the floor with someone
woe betide someone

Synonyms and antonyms of a pox on someone in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a pox on someone» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A POX ON SOMEONE

Find out the translation of a pox on someone to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a pox on someone from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a pox on someone» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

别人痘
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Una sífilis en alguien
570 millions of speakers

English

a pox on someone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी पर चेचक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

و جدري على شخص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оспы на кого
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Um Pox em alguém
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কেউ একজন পক্স
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une vérole sur quelqu´un
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cacat pada seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pocken auf jemand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰か上のポック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사람 에 수두
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

A pox ing wong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một thủy trên người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாரோ ஒரு பாப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोणीतरी वर एक पॉक्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birisi çıplak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un vaiolo su qualcuno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ospa na kogoś
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

віспи на кого
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un variola pe cineva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

η ευλογιά σε κάποιον
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n pokke op iemand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en pox på någon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en pox på noen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a pox on someone

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A POX ON SOMEONE»

The term «a pox on someone» is barely ever used and occupies the 210.598 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a pox on someone

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2 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A POX ON SOMEONE»

Discover the use of a pox on someone in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a pox on someone and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Idoms and Phrasal Verbs
The powers that be have decided to send back the immi- grants. I have applied for a license, and the powers that be are considering my application. A pox on someone or something! Fig. A curse on someone or something! (Old. Now usually ...
Richard Spears, 2006
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朗文现代英汉双解词典
2 [U] old use the disease smallpox (Sfflffi)^ft: 3 A pox on (someone/ something)! use May something very bad happen to (someone/something)! (Sffltt)fflSB(K AS * *! — see also # a chicken pox, cowpox, smallpox pp abbrev.for F#J«>fi85B: 1 ...
普罗克特 (Procter, Paul), 1988

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A POX ON SOMEONE»

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Nancy Williams: Mom didn't tolerate cussing or ugly talk
I had thought it would be great to have a child like me, but based on how she said it, it was with the same tone you'd wish a pox on someone. «Asheville Citizen-Times, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. A pox on someone [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/a-pox-on-someone>. Mar 2019 ».
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