for one


for one
a) As the first in a number of examples.

I dont like this carpet - for one, it doesnt suit our lounge room at all and its also much too expensive.

b) As one person among other people who may not hold the same opinion.

I know you may not agree but I, for one, think we should get rid of this unfair piece of legislation.

Syn: for one thing, first of all

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  • for one — As the first of several possible examples; as one example. * /Manv people do not like certain foods. I for one do not like cabbage./ Also used with similar words instead of one . * /Several materials can be used to make the box: plywood, for one; …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for one — As the first of several possible examples; as one example. * /Manv people do not like certain foods. I for one do not like cabbage./ Also used with similar words instead of one . * /Several materials can be used to make the box: plywood, for one; …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for one — phrasal as one example < I for one disagree > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • For One Night — Infobox Film name = For One Night caption= Oficial poster director = Ernest R. Dickerson writer = Dee Harris Lawrence starring =Raven Symoné Aisha Tyler Sam Jones III cinematography = editing =Stephen Lovejoy distributor = Lifetime Movie Network… …   Wikipedia

  • for one thing — {adv. phr.} As one thing of several; as one in a list of things. * /The teacher said, You get a low mark, for one thing, because you did not do your homework. / * /The house was poorly built; for one thing, the roof leaked./ Compare: FOR EXAMPLE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for one thing — {adv. phr.} As one thing of several; as one in a list of things. * /The teacher said, You get a low mark, for one thing, because you did not do your homework. / * /The house was poorly built; for one thing, the roof leaked./ Compare: FOR EXAMPLE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • For One Night Only — Infobox Album Name = For One Night Only Type = live Longtype = Artist = Terrorvision Released = 2005 Recorded = April 15, 2005 London Kentish Town Forum Genre = Rock Length = Label = Secret Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Next… …   Wikipedia

  • for one's money — {prep. phr.} Regarding one s endorsement or support; as far as one is concerned. * /For my money, the best candidate for Congress is Ms. Smith./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for one's money — {prep. phr.} Regarding one s endorsement or support; as far as one is concerned. * /For my money, the best candidate for Congress is Ms. Smith./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for one's part — also[on one s part] {adv. phr.} As far as you are concerned; the way you feel or think. * /I don t know about you, but for my part I don t want to go to that place./ Compare: AS FOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for one's part — also[on one s part] {adv. phr.} As far as you are concerned; the way you feel or think. * /I don t know about you, but for my part I don t want to go to that place./ Compare: AS FOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

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