on a rollExperiencing a particularly successful period, without any setbacks or low points.
Bạn đang xem: On a roll là gìThree championship titles in a row? Wow, that team is really on a roll. Jyên was really on a roll last night with his jokes—we couldn"t stop laughing! It takes me a while to lớn get some ideas down, but once I get on a roll, I usually end up writing five or six pages a night.See also: on, roll
on a rollin the midst of a series of successes. Don"t stop me now. I"m on a roll. Things are going great for Larry. He"s on a roll now.See also: on, roll
on a rollOn a streak of success or intense activity, as in The team"s scored three runs in the last inning và they"re really on a roll, or Once the experiment succeeded, Tyên was on a roll. This slangy term, alluding khổng lồ the momentum in the act of rolling, dates from the second half of the 1900s, but roll alone has been used in this sense since the early 1800s. See also: on, roll
on a rollCOMMON If you are on a roll, you are making great progress and having a lot of success. Emerging markets, too, are on a roll. I made a name for myself and I was on a roll, I couldn"t see anything going wrong. Note: You can say that someone gets on a roll. Once you get on a roll you feel as though you"re unbeatable. Compare with on the crest of a wave.
on a rollexperiencing a prolonged spell of success or good luck. informal 1998 Oldie Western economists cottoned on khổng lồ basic ‘flaws’ in the
on a rollgian lận. in the midst of a series of successes. (see also roll.) Things are going great for Larry. He’s on a roll now. See also: on, roll
on a rollInformal Undergoing or experiencing sustained, even increasing good fortune or success: "The stochồng market"s on a roll" (Karen Pennar).See also: on, roll
on a rollEnjoying a series of successes or a run of good luông chồng. This expression, which alludes khổng lồ successful rolling of dice, dates from the second half of the 1900s. Brian Fremantle used it in Dead Men Living (2000), “As Charlie headed south across the river . . . he thought happily that when you’re on a roll you’re on a roll, and it was one of the better feelings.”See also: on, rollSee also:
on a rollhaving good luông xã, lucky streak I"m gonna play bingo all night. I"m lucky - I"m on a roll!
on a dime on a first-name basis on a fool's errand on a full stomach on a handshake on a hiding to lớn nothing on a high on a hunch on a knife-edge on a lark on a lighter note on a limb on a losing wicket on a moment's notice on a par with on a par with (someone or something) on a pedestal on a pedestal, put on a plate on a platter on a power trip on a promise on a rampage on a razor's edge on a regular basis on a roll on a shoestring on a short lead on a short leash on a side note on a silver platter on a sixpence on a slippery slope on a slow boat lớn Trung Quốc on a sticky wicket on a string on a tangent on a tank on a tear on a tickey on a tight lead on a tight leash on a toot on a trial on a trip on a whyên on a wing and a prayer on a/the rampage on a/the toss of a/the coin on a/the wait danh mục on a/the waiting list old goat old hat old man old money old wives" tale on a dime on a lark on a pedestal on a roll on a shoestring on a silver platter on a string on about on again, off again (off again, on again) on all fours on an even keel on and off
- Từ đồng nghĩa, bí quyết dùng từ tương tự Thành ngữ, tục ngữ on a roll