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Meaning of "to be a one-man show" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO BE A ONE-MAN SHOW

to be a one-man show play
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WHAT DOES TO BE A ONE-MAN SHOW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to be a one-man show in the English dictionary

The definition of to be a one-man show in the dictionary is to be reliant on one person alone.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO BE A ONE-MAN SHOW

to be a hospital case
to be a one-way street
to be a warning shot
to be able to do sth blindfolded
to be as American as apple pie
to be blissfully ignorant of sth
to be brought to bed
to be bursting at the seams
to be full to bursting
to be in running order
to be in the driver´s seat
to be in the driving seat
to be mixed up in sth
to be mixed up with sb
to be none too pleased
to be off limits
to be off the radar
to be on the front burner
to be on the naughty step
to be on the radar

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO BE A ONE-MAN SHOW

comedy show
fashion show
for show
freak show
game show
hit show
horse show
light show
motor show
picture show
reality show
road show
run the show
sex show
show
slide show
steal the show
stop the show
talent show
talk show
variety show

Synonyms and antonyms of to be a one-man show in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «to be a one-man show» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO BE A ONE-MAN SHOW

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

Translator English - Chinese

是一个独角戏
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a ser un espectáculo de un solo hombre
570 millions of speakers

English

to be a one-man show
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक एक आदमी दिखा होने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أن يكون رجل واحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

быть одного актера
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

para ser um show de um homem só
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি একক শো হতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

d´être un one-man show
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk menjadi pertunjukan satu orang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

um ein Ein-Mann -Show
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ワンマンショーであることが
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

원맨쇼 가 될
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dadi pameran siji-wong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

là một chương trình một người đàn ông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு மனிதன் நிகழ்ச்சியாக இருக்க வேண்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक-एक मनुष्य शो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tek kişilik bir gösteri olmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per essere un one-man show
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

byćjeden - man show
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бути одного актора
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentru a fi un one-man show
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να είναι ένα one - man show
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n een - man -show te wees
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att vara en enmansshow
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å være en one-man show
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to be a one-man show

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO BE A ONE-MAN SHOW»

The term «to be a one-man show» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.390 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 to be a one-man show

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO BE A ONE-MAN SHOW»

Discover the use of to be a one-man show in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to be a one-man show and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Billboard
Papa is just as much against her becoming a wife as a mistress. He almost gets away with it. But the nice guy lays it on the line that If daughter goes away with him it's to be a "one-man show" from there on — papa is to be out of the running.
2
Seeking the Bubble...
I think I got the idea over to him that it was no longer going to be a one-man show , and that I expected every man to perform his duties in accordance with his particular trade. I followed up with a private session with the men, in Tony's absence, ...
Albert Arvay, 2007
3
The Shadow of the Wolf
As to planting the notes,that may have been done by some other parties,or by either or both of these two artists. I should think they probably kept the game to themselves, judging by what we have seen here. This seems to be a one man show, ...
R. Austin Freeman, 2001
4
Developing Leaders for the Small Church: A Guide to ...
God gave Elijah an assistant (Elisha) to help him continue his work (vv. 19–21). Ministry was never meant to be a one-man show. It was designed to be a team sport, where people are working together, each exercising their spiritual gifts for the ...
Glenn Daman, 2009
5
The Terminal Private
"Glad you could make it", said a voice from the dimly lit rear of the dayroom, "I was beginning to think it was going to be a one man show. I'm Saul Pomer, the director." "Hi! I'm Private Pergolizzi," I ventured, not knowing exactly where to aim my ...
Carl Milo Pergolizzi, 2000
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A Fish Out of Water: 9 Strategies Effective Leaders Use to ...
The people had “been there, done that” before: watching a pastor attempt to be a one-man show. Like his predecessors— and, as some congregants wryly noted, just like the pastors of other churches they had attended in the past—Steve ...
George Barna, 2002
7
Faubus: the Life and Times of American Prodigal (p)
But they were outnumbered and, in most cases, got only tepid support from their congregations. Integration in Little Rock was to be a one-man show. Blossom spoke to more than two hundred groups, but he pointedly did not ask their advice.
Roy Reed
8
The Bear Fax
He'd had a flash from the heavens above telling him this docudrama was going to be a one-man show. After worrying about people, places and props, it had come to him. He would improvise an introduction then simply read the bloody thing.
Horace Shoerr, 2001
9
Operation Mincemeat: The True Spy Story that Changed the ...
Montagu can be forgiven for presenting himself as the hero of his own drama – many of those involved could or would not be identified – but in so doing, he made Operation Mincemeat appear to be a one-man show. Cholmondeley appears ...
Ben Macintyre, 2010
10
The Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Passage of the Law That ...
This was not going to be a one-man show. The four prongs of this strategy were, however, highly interdependent. Success or failure on any one front would affect the outlook on the other three. Humphrey, and to a lesser degree, Mansfield, had  ...
Robert D. Loevy, 1997

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