A poor man's something - Something or someone that can be compared to something or someone else, but is not as good is a poor man's version; a writer who uses lots of puns but isn't very funny would be a poor man's Oscar Wilde.
As one man - If people do something as one man, then they do it at exactly the same time or in complete agreement.
Dead man walking - A dead man walking is someone who is in great trouble and will certainly get punished, lose their job or position, etc, soon.
Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise - It means that sleeping well and not staying up late will help you out physically and financially.
Every man and his dog - A lot of people - as in sending out invitations to a large number of people
Every man for himself - If it's every man for himself, then people are trying to save themselves from a difficult situation without trying to help anyone else.
Every man has his price - Anyone's opinion or support can be bought, everyone's principles have a limit.
Every man jack - If every man jack was involved in something, it is an emphatic way of saying that absolutely everybody was involved.
Fortune knocks once at every man's door - Everyone gets one good chance in a lifetime.
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king - If surrounded by people less capable or able, someone who would not normally be considered special can shine.
It's not the size of the man in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the man - This idiom means that determination is often more important than size, strength, or ability. ('It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.' is also used.)
Man Friday - From 'Robinson Crusoe', a 'Man Friday' refers to an assistant or companion, usually a capable one. The common feminine equivalent is 'Girl Friday'. (Also, 'right-hand man'. )
Man in the street - The man in the street is an idiom to describe ordinary people, especially when talking about their opinions and ideas.
Man Of God - A man of God is a clergyman.
Man of his word - A man of his word is a person who does what he says and keeps his promises.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. mann, man, monn, mon,; akin to OS., D., & OHG. man, G. mann, Icel. maðr, for mannr, Dan. Mand, Sw. man, Goth. manna, Skr. manu, manus, and perh. to Skr. man, to think, and E. mind,. √104. Cf. Minx a pert girl
He say red man white man all the same man.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
By the swift impulse of sense it seemed as if it could be the same man and no other; as if Paul Drayton and Paul Ritson were one man.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
Bishop Lajeunesse is the bes' man for cause no ot'er man can look him down.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
No one man shall guess, now or ever, what a man is, what a man shall be.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
There's only one man alive to-day can swear that Soapy was the man with French Dan lying in the zacaton.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
The man I marry will have to be a man, some one who, when I do wrong, can figuratively take me across his knee.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
Perhaps it was because she was beginning to realize that this man was a man among men.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Both history and sociology are concerned with the life of man as man.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The man screamed so loudly that Simon's ears rang; then the man sagged to the ground.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
It might be the man who loved her, or it might be the man she loved.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Then methought His voice grew sweeter,
And in richer music ran,
"Stand up as a man to another,
And speak as a man to man."
"I Was Alone With The Master" by Alexander Anderson
"With deeper voice than any speech
Of mortal lips from man to man,
What earth's unwisdom may not teach
The Spirit only can.
"Between The Gates" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And who think ye won the battle?
Thus the rapid changes fled—
'Twas the man of mind who conquered,
And the man of swords who fled!
"The March Of Freedom" by Ernest Jones
"O that man once more were manly,
Woman's pride, and not her scorn
That once more the pale young mother
Dared to boast `a man is born'!
"The Hero" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"O dream-taught man," said the woman
She stayed by a running stream
"As wise, as wise as the man," she said,
"Who never told his dream."
"The Ballad Of Downal Baun" by Padraic Colum
Forgive what seem'd my sin in me,
What seem'd my worth since I began;
For merit lives from man to man,
And not from man, O Lord, to thee.
"In Memoriam A. H. H.: Preface" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Wang said he grabbed the man's head and twisted it, then twisted other parts of the gunman's body while a student tried to wrestle away the man's gun.
One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor.
A Casper man is accused of shooting at another man's truck.
Is One Man's Terrorist Another Man's Freedom Fighter .
Man sentenced to death for killing Pa. A man convicted of killing a Pennsylvania game warden during a poaching investigation has been sentenced to death.
One man allegedly struck another man in the head with a steering wheel.
God, Man, Buckley, and Me Legacy of a book, legacy of a man.
A naked man biting off parts of another man's face was shot and killed by police Saturday near downtown Miami, WPLG-TV reports.
A newspaper delivery man called authorities when he saw the flames and spotted the injured man around 4 am Tuesday.
A 31-year-old city man has been charged with firing a gun at another man last month, Lebanon police said.
THE proper study of man, we are told, is man himself.
A Milwaukee man was charged Friday in connection with the death of a man who allegedly was shot when the two tried to rob a drug dealer, according to a criminal complaint.
From Die Hard to Austin Powers, from Spider-Man to Iron Man, nearly every blockbuster has screamed Evil corporations are gonna destroy you.
The moral of the story is that it's OK for a man to cry, as long as it's MANLY TEARS.
ASSAULT, ARDEN AVENUE: A Parma man, 24, and a Solon man, 22, were cited Sept 30 after they allegedly beat up a 20-year-old man they apparently did not know.
If we omit ∆ we mean all ﬁrst order formulas, if we omit m∗ we man ω .
Classification theory for theories with NIP - a modest beginning
Brodda Ludwid Boltzmann, Man - Physicist -Philosopher, Ox Box Press, Woodbrige, 1983.
Complex Systems: a Physicist's Viewpoint
For the following lemma, we use the notation ∆man = an+m − an , and ∆an = ∆1an .
Random walks that avoid their past convex hull
Hinich in [Hin2], and pro-representability questions were investigated by Manetti in [Man].
From HAG to DAG: derived moduli spaces
Man, Computing closed form solutions of ﬁrst order ODEs using the Prelle-Singer procedure. J.
The rational generalized integrating factors for first-order ODEs