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Meaning of "on one's beam-ends" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ON ONE'S BEAM-ENDS

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WHAT DOES ON ONE'S BEAM-ENDS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of on one's beam-ends in the English dictionary

The definition of on one's beam-ends in the dictionary is out of resources; destitute. Other definition of on one's beam-ends is desperate.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ON ONE'S BEAM-ENDS

on one´s back
on one´s best behaviour
on one´s conscience
on one´s deathbed
on one´s doorstep
on one´s feet
on one´s game
on one´s guard
on one´s hands
on one´s head
on one´s honour
on one´s lonesome
on one´s mettle
on one´s mind
on one´s own
on one´s own hook
on one´s own initiative
on one´s pat
on one´s plate
on one´s tod

WORDS THAT END LIKE ON ONE'S BEAM-ENDS

amends
be friends
beam-ends
bends
burn the candle at both ends
calends
ends
kalends
make friends
market trends
odds and ends
on her beam-ends
our feathered friends
Religious Society of Friends
spends
split ends
the bends
weekends

Synonyms and antonyms of on one's beam-ends in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «on one's beam-ends» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

对一个人的梁端
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en uno de los fines de la viga
570 millions of speakers

English

on one´s beam-ends
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक बीम सिरों पर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

على المرء شعاع الغايات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

на своих пучка -концов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

em um feixe de fins-de-
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক এর মরীচি শেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sur ses extrémités de poutre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pada rasuk seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

auf einem der Trägerenden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自分のビーム両端の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 빔 끝
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing siji balok-ujung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trên chùm đầu của một người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு கற்றை முனைகளில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याच्या तुळईच्या वर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birinin kiriş uçlarında
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

su uno di fascio -end
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

na swoich końcach belek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на своїх пучка - решт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pe unul de grinzi -end-uri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σε ακτίνα άκρα κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

op ´n mens se bundel - eindig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

på ens balkändar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

på ens bjelke -ender
5 millions of speakers

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The term «on one's beam-ends» is regularly used and occupies the 73.770 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ON ONE'S BEAM-ENDS»

Discover the use of on one's beam-ends in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to on one's beam-ends and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Idiomatic Expressions with English Grammar' 99 Ed.
BE ON ONE'S BEAM ENDS BE ON ONE'S BEAM ENDS BE ON ONE'S FEET BE ON EDGE BE ON ONE'S GOOD SIDE BE ON ONE'S HONOR BE ON ONE'S OWN BE ON RECORD BE ON SOMEBODY'S BACK BE ON THE BALL BE ON THE ...
Cruz, Et Al
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
It is now thought that the Beaker folk were not a separate race, but that the use of such pots spread as a result of migration, trade, and fashion. beam1 along, sturdy piece of squared timber used to support a roof or floor. on one's beam-ends at ...
Elizabeth Knowles, 2006
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Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
... off the beam inaccurate Their original estimate of finance was way off the beam . on one's beam-ends dire straits because of money The university could not release any morefunds as it was on its beam end. ' BEAN full of beans full of energy; ...
Vijaya Kumar, 1998
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Concise English Dictionary
on her beam-ends of a ship, so much inclined to one side that the beams become nearly vertical, on one's beam- ends in acute distress, destitute: on the port, starboard, beam applied to any distant point out at sea, at right angles to the keel,  ...
G. (Ed ). Davidson, 2007
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Oxford Thesaurus of English
insolvent; needy, in need/want, badly off, in reduced circumstances, in straitened circumstances, hard up, on one's beam-ends, unable to make ends meet, underprivileged; Brit. on the breadline, without a penny (to one's name); informal broke, ...
Maurice Waite, 2009
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The Chambers Dictionary
... the wind: off (or on) the beam off (or on) the course shown by a radio beam; off (or on) the right track (//I,'): on her beam-ends of a ship, so much inclined to one side that the beams become nearly vertical; on one's beam-ends in acute distress  ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
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Cassell英语常用词组用法词典
Sfl^Kt^^ odds and ends M, ODDS on end L MiL ! g* 2. tttttt i -jgl* (We have been working for ten hours on end\ mmm&j +m'm \ ) on one's beam-ends !tL BEAM- ENDS sticky end 1 STICKY the beginning of the end M BEGINNING • the end ...
Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
3. As 'Beam, a Sunbeam motorcycle (in production 1912-57): motorcyclists'. (Mike Partridge, 1979.)—4. See broad in the beam. beam-ends. The buttocks: naval: early C.19. Bill Truck, Sep. 1823.—2. In on (one's) beam ends, utterly exhausted:  ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
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Idioms and Phrases
Be on one's beam ends Be at the end of one's financial resources; Destitute His extravagant ways forced him to be at the beam ends Be without a bean Be without money He boasted that he could go anywhere and do anything because he ...
Prof. V.N. Sadasiva Rau, Sura College of Competition, 2004
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The Pirate Dictionary
BEAM ENDS 'Nearly on one's beam ends' means that the ship is lying over and about to sink. The deck beams are almost perpendicular to the sea's surface. Now 'to be on one's beam ends' means to be without money, a job or prospects, i.e. ...
Breverton, Terry

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