One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person recognized as an accepted member of a particular group, typically one that is exclusive in some way.‘you'll never be one of us’
- ‘Surely this is what every one of us would want for future generations who are going to live, work and play in the town.’
- ‘We all pay the price for our disastrous council, every single one of us who resides in this borough.’
- ‘Then one of the teams on next was short a player, and asked us if one of us would play.’
- ‘But it was no problem for one of us to pop down to a shop close by and buy some for ourselves.’
- ‘When the first dolphin jumped out of the water I don't think there was a single one of us who didn't cry out.’
- ‘Living a good life and allowing others to do so is the good option available to each one of us.’
- ‘When Gary and I first trained together, one of us would be half a stride ahead of the other.’
- ‘Each one of us in our own small way has the potential to create positive change in others.’
- ‘Perhaps that means she's still one of us, or perhaps it means she has genuine star quality.’
- ‘My youngest daughter was the only one of us who never found these visits difficult.’
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