TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT ONE'S SHIRT ON»
The term «put one's shirt on» is used very little and occupies the 171.969
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUT ONE'S SHIRT ON»
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Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
To put one's shirt on a horse. To back it with all the money one possesses. Shirty.
Bad-tempered ; very cross and offended : in the state one is when somebody has
" got your sh:rt out " (see Shirt). Shiva. See Siva. Shivering Mountain. Mam Tor ...
Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, 2001
Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
SHIRT keep one's shirt on not lose one's temper Keep your shirt on, we will
replace the damaged part. put one's shirt on something bet all one's money on
something He has put his shirt on the white stud winning by a neck. SHIT in the
shit in ...
Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
... sophistication * His wry smile put her nose out of joint * She did not understand
that her rejection of his proposal had put his nose out of joint Put one's shirt on:
Bet all one has on * The union put its shirt on the success of the venture Put one's
Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
... the phrs. to keep one's shirt on, to remain calm, to get (someone's) shirt out, to
make (someone) lose their temper. 1854–. P. THEROUX 'Keep your shirt on,'
Father shouted (1981). 2 In the phrs. to bet one's shirt, to put one's shirt on, to bet
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
Multi-Functional English-Chinese Dictionary
Phrase: lose one's shirtlf^pjT^G^&du guang suo you de qian Example: He lost his
shirt on gamble and then committed robberies.'ftfeJt^MMM^XBTT^^IIo ta du
guang suo you de qian hou you fan xia le qiang jie zui. Phrase: put one's shirt on
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
put (one's) shirt on, to bet all one's money on, hence to risk all on (a horse): from
ca. 1890. The OED records bet at 1892, put at 1897. P.B.: hence, a further
meaning (cf. sense 2) of lose (one's) shirt, to lose one's all at the races: C.20.—8.
prefer to wear a jersey or work in my shirt-sieeves. keep one's shirt on (inf) not to
become angry: Keep your shirt on — I'm not accusing you of anything. put one's
shirt on (a horse) (sl) to bet everything one has on (a racehorse). a stuffed shirt ...
to lose one's shirt JH LOSE to put one's shirt on [D)fflgf*W*IIM'P _h4 (I'll put my
shirt on this stock because I know it's better than any other stock on the market.
fSffiJfrWMJSOTI1 shirtsleeve in one's shirtsleeves Rfnlll? (In summer most clerks
Chambers Pocket Dictionary
put one's shirt on (slang) to bet all one has on. [OE scyrte] shirt dress n (also
shirtwaister) a woman's dress with a shirt-like bodice, shirt-tail n the flap hanging
down at the back of a shirt. shirty adj -ier, -iest(coll) bad-tempered; annoyed.
Elaine Higgleton, Howard Sargeant, Anne Seaton, 1992
Concise English Dictionary
... Brown Shirt a Nazi; in one's shirtsleeves with one's jacket or jersey off; keep
one's shirt on to keep calm; lose one's shirt to lose all one has; put one's shirt on
to bet all one has on; Red Shirt a follower of Garibaldi. [O.E. scyrte.) shish kebab.