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be one of the boys
To be an accepted member of a particular social group, especially one made up primarily or entirely of men. Primarily heard in US. John's a nice guy and all, but he's just not one of the boys. As a woman working in this industry, you have to both be one of the boys while still being seen distinctly as a lady.
be one of the ˈlads/ˈboys/ˈgirls (informal) be a member of a group of friends of the same sex and a similar age, who meet regularly to enjoy themselves: His wife doesn’t understand that he likes being one of the lads from time to time. ♢ She’s never really been one of the girls. She much prefers the company of men.
References in periodicals archive
I am almost certain I am one of the boys
playing football in the picture of the park.
It's usually a man's territory but I am one of the boys
in this film and I need to look very much in control.
I am one of the boys
who if the club feel I am doing well, they will sit and talk to me.
He said: "I am one of the boys
and I like team spirit.