10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DO ONE'S BLOCK»
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Cassell's Dictionary of Slang
[late 19C+] to make a contribution to the common good, esp. in joining the forces
in a time of war. do one's block v. (also do in one's block, lose one's block) [20C+]
(Aus.) 1 to lose emotional control, to lose one's temper; thus antonym keep the ...
A Collection of Confusible Phrases
do one's block do the block do one's blcx:k (Austrai. si.) become angry, excited, or
anxious: I did my block - panicked. I reckon you'd say. do the block (Austrai. si.)
take a walk: promenade: The streets are thronged with handsome women 'doing
A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases: More Than 10,000 Idioms ...
... table discussion with farmers at the Country House Restaurant. make lunch—
prepare lunch: Samantha tugged me towards the kitchen; on the way she said, “
Daddy has made lunch.” do one's block • do the block do one's block—(Austral. sl
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Aus. and synon. with do (one's) block, to become angry. B., 1943. , dopolly. To
pick oakum in jail: c.: from ca. 1860; ob. (B. & L.) Cf. mill doll. do (one) proud. To
flatter, act hospitably or otherwise generously towards.' coll.: since ca.
Chambers concise dictionary
[14c: from French bloc] □ blocked adj. □ blocker see separate entry. ♢ do one's
block slang, chiefly Aust & NZ to become very angry or excited; to lose one's
temper. blockade /blD'keid/ > n the closing off of a port or region, etc by
surrounding it ...
Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
do one's block slang, chiefly Austral dl NZ to become very angry or excited; to
lose one's temper. 0 1 4c: from French bloc. □ block someone or something in 1
to prevent them or it from moving or from getting out; to confine them. 2 to draw or
Wordbook of Australian Idiom: Aussie Slang
... lose or do one's block To become enraged, furious, go berserk— 'They pushed
me to far and I done me block' block, off one's block Mad, insane, abnormal— '
Stay away from 'im he's orf 'is flamin' block, mate' bloke Man, fellow, chap— 'Who
^Pfl (A severe snowstorm blocked up the railway! — i§HMl mam to do one's block
(SI ; fr i P) to put one's head on the block M HEAD' to put the blocks on IS it □ □
□ HU il blockade to run a blockade ffcjlSiJflfdj! (A boat has been captured in ...
... Australians and New Zealanders from jobbing (qv) each other. Divvies:
Dividends; profits. Divvy: Divide. DJ's: David Jones's (qv), Sydney department
store. Do (n.): Event, function or party. Do a get: Go away. Do one's block: See '
Idiom Structure in English
... face the music, pass the buck, hit the hay, toe the line, bury the hatchet, go the
whole hog; do one's block = (lose one's temper), blow one's own trumpet, feather
one's nest, wet one's whistle, burn one's bridges (behind one), behave oneself, ...