one of the boys


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one of the boys

someone who is accepted as part of a social group He tried to be one of the boys, but he just wasn't interested in sports.
Usage notes: usually used to refer to a group of men who are friends or who work together
See also: boy, of, one
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Referring to a paramedic's statement, Nicholas Johnson, QC, said one of the boys had indeed been stabbed 21/2 months prior to the killing but it was not known who had stabbed him because he refused to talk to the police.
Watson told police he had engaged in consensual sexual acts with one of the boys believing he was 18 and that he had even been shown a passport.
Both pleaded guilty to robbing one of the boys of a mobile phone and the other of cash.
The coastguard helicopter was then sent along with the RNLI all weather lifeboat which found one of the boys at around 3am.
One of the boys was abused regularly over four years when he was between six and 10 years old, and the other was abused about eight or nine times when he was aged eight and nine years old.
Lee Carwadine, 42, the dad of one of the boys, hugged his older son Thomas as he laid flowers at the site yesterday.
Successes like these have left Wie convinced of her place as one of the boys and less excited about being a star among women.
In the ensuing melee, one of the boys, without a thought to the consequences, grabbed the ball, aimed, shot, and watched it drop, with a satisfying swish, through the hoop.
International outrage has erupted in the wake of the execution of two teens in Iran on July 19, especially amid reports that one of the boys was only 16 years old.
At a church party, 16-year old Meredith Stevenson finds herself completely mesmerised with one of the boys.
ONE OF THE BOYS is a rewrite a fine military romantic suspense (BITS AND PIECES) that includes the impact of the Global War on Terrorism on domestic bases since the original novel was published.
I know I do not have anything to do with the actual training of the players, but my dream is to see one of the boys wearing an England shirt and playing at the highest level.
When one of the boys in her dreams turns up in the real world and nearly drowns her, Molly flees to her stepmother and father's new home in Maine--only to find the past follows closely behind.
A further scan at 20 weeks' gestation seemed to show that one of the boys would be born with spina bifida.
It is also claimed he got the girl to indecently assault him and forced one of the boys to indecently assault her at the same time.