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on (one's) tod

Without or not near to anyone else; on one's own; all alone. A shortening of the Cockney rhyming slang "on one's Tod Sloan," referring to a once-famous American horse jockey who fell into disrepute in the early 20th century and died penniless and alone. Primarily heard in UK. To be quite honest, after a hectic week of work, I much prefer having a drink on my tod than being around a bunch of people. Mary's been on her tod ever since Rupert broke up with her last week.
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be on (one's) tod

To be without anyone else; to be on one's own. A shortening of the Cockney rhyming slang "be on one's Tod Sloan," referring to a once-famous American horse jockey who fell into disrepute in the early 20th century and died penniless and alone. Primarily heard in UK. To be quite honest, after a hectic week of work, I much prefer being on my tod than spending the weekend around a bunch of people. Mary's been on her tod ever since Rupert broke up with her last week.
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on your tod

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If you are on your tod, you are alone. The main restaurant's OK. I use it every so often when I'm on my tod. Note: You can also say that someone does something on their tod. Oliver knows I'll never find it on my tod. Note: This expression comes from Cockney rhyming slang `on your Tod Sloan' meaning `on your own'. Tod Sloan was a famous American jockey at the beginning of the 20th century.
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on your tod

on your own; alone. British informal
In rhyming slang, on your Tod Sloan means ‘on your own’. The Tod Sloan in question was a famous American jockey who made his name in horse racing in the 1890s.
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on your ˈtod

(old-fashioned, British English, informal) on your own; alone: Are you going to be alright here all on your tod?This comes from rhyming slang: after Tod Sloan, an American jockey, whose name rhymes with ‘alone’.
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Alber Elbaz gave his own spin to the Tod's DNA and found ways to imagine new contexts for the driving shoes.
El objeto de este trabajo consiste en evaluar el nivel TOD de entornos construidos (areas tod) alrededor de nodos de transporte de grandes ciudades mediante diferentes metodos de evaluacion, asi como verificarlos y contrastarlos entre si para determinar su grado de complementariedad o superposicion.
'Until PJ's TOD guidelines are accepted with sincere public participation, it has to be put on hold,' he said.
Existing studies have demonstrated that TOD provides numerous advantages, such as facilitating polycentric cities and regions, mitigating urban sprawl, boosting public transport ridership, increasing bike usage and walkability, accommodating economic growth, and creating sustainable neighborhoods [6].
* Joint tenancy rights of survivorship override any TOD deed.
Along the Wasatch Front, two primary mass transit systems support TOD districts-TRAX and FrontRunner.
The collection, which comprises five models-- the iconic Gommino, the classic laceup Goodyear, the ankle boot, the monk- strap, and the brogue-- has the older JP Tod's monogram inscribed on the shoes.
The B-1 TOD peak rate will increase to Rs18.81 per unit from Rs13.99 while off-peak rate will jump to Rs16.31 per unit from Rs8.22.
Possible buyers include LVMH and French luxury goods maker Kering SA (EPA:KER), according to Sanford C Bernstein & Co LLC.Country: ItalySector: Consumer Products, IT/Online ServicesTarget: Brunello Cucinelli SpA , Yoox SpA, Tod's SpA, Salvatore Ferragamo SpABuyer: Kering SA, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SAType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Bidding, Speculation
Paola Carboni from Equita Sim was cited by Bloomberg as saying that based on LVMH's bid for Loro Piana, a potential sale of Ferragamo could bring EUR29.00 apiece, whereas Tod's could be sold for EUR150.00 per share.
Transit-oriented development (TOD) is an urban planning concept often proposed as a solution to suburban sprawl.
Some of her feelings were because of Rick's resemblance to her late son Tod, a musician who died of a brain tumor at age 39.
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Additionally, Tod Bowermaster has transcribed and arranged seven of the songs.