TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A RUN FOR ONE'S MONEY»
The term «a run for one's money» is normally little used and occupies the 113.155
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A RUN FOR ONE'S MONEY»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a run for one's money
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The Psychology of Money
Can be used in a positive or negative sense. l A run for one's money same as a (
good) ride for one's money. l Bad money in the most common sense, money that
has been earned by evil or illegal means. In a modern sense (since about 1960)
Michael Argyle, Adrian Furnham, 2013
Off to a
Flying Start: Horsing Around the Language
A Run for One's Money Horse racing fans often bet the horses they like rather
than the ones that are favored to win. It's true that the odds are longer and they
will have bigger winnings if their pick comes in first, but when the horse and
Bill Tivenan, Cassandra Cook, 2009
Speak English Like an American for
Native Chinese Speakers
(to) give someone a run for (one's) money – to be strong compe- tition 有力的競爭
對手 We lost the soccer tournament, but we certainly gave the girls from Stamford
High School a run for their money. Jennifer is a good tennis player and always ...
The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
if you run after two hares you will catch neither proverbial saying, early 16th
century, meaning that one must decide on one's goal. a run for one's money a
satisfactory period of success in return for one's exertions or expenditure;
originally from ...
Business is Your Business!
Get a Run for one's Money The idiom get a run for one 's money denotes
receiving a challenge. This idiom can also mean getting what one rightfully
deserves. A close contest or a strong competition, as in this example: We may not
win the ...
Speak English Like an American: You Already Speak English-- ...
(to) give someone a run for one's money – to be strong competition Example 1:
We lost the soccer tournament, but we certainly gave the girls from Stamford High
School a run for their money. Example 2: Tina is a good tennis player and always
Stedman's Guide to Idioms: Know the Lingo
Get a run for (one's) money To be challenged by someone or something.
Considering the 3-hour interview process, the prospective medical students
certainly got a run for their money from the university admissions committee. Get
a slap on ...
See p.p. To have a run for one's money is also to have a good determined
struggle for anything. Runin, to lock up in the stationhouse. The police are very
fond of threatening to runin any person to whom they may take exception, and, as
John Camden Hotten, Francis Grose, Ambrose Bierce, 2014
Idiomatic Expressions with English Grammar' 99 Ed.
... very easy a frank expression of one's anger reasoning from experience a
critical condition a considerable sum of money reasoning from cause to effect a
cause for resigning ABOUT ONE'S EARS A RUN FOR ONE'S MONEY A SPRAT
Comprehensive English-Hindi dictionary:
... running ^ffcTT f3TT I In the long run, in the end or final result 3TnT *f I On the
nin, continuously busy or active tf'IMK ^TT ^TlOT; in flight UPRB J3TT I Have a
run for one's money, get some enjoyment in return for one's expenditure, efforts,
Bholānātha Tivārī, Amaranātha Kapūra, Viśvaprakāśa Gupta, 1998