Have a good innings

Have a good innings
have a long life or long and successful career

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • have a good innings — Australian Slang have a long life or long and successful career …   English dialects glossary

  • have had a good innings Brit. — have had a good innings Brit. informal have had a long and fulfilling life or career. → innings …   English new terms dictionary

  • have had a good innings — British & Australian to have had a long and active life or a long and successful period of time in a job. I ve had a good innings but my old heart is very weak now. He s had a good innings as club president …   New idioms dictionary

  • to have had a good innings — british informal old fashioned phrase to have had a good life or a good career Thesaurus: to be in a good, better or pleasant situationsynonym Main entry: innings …   Useful english dictionary

  • to have had a good innings — British informal old fashioned to have had a good life or a good career …   English dictionary

  • Innings — An inning, or innings, is a fixed length segment of a game in any of a variety of sports ndash; most notably cricket and baseball during which one team attempts to score while the other team attempts to prevent the first from scoring. In cricket …   Wikipedia

  • innings — UK [ˈɪnɪŋz] / US noun [countable] Word forms innings : singular innings plural innings a) a period in a cricket match during which one player or one team tries to score runs (= points) b) the number of runs (= points) a player or team scores… …   English dictionary

  • innings — noun (plural same or informal inningses) [treated as sing.] Cricket each of the divisions of a game during which one side has a turn at batting. ↘a player s turn at batting. Phrases have had a good innings Brit. informal have had a long and… …   English new terms dictionary

  • innings — /ˈɪnɪŋz / (say iningz) plural noun (construed as singular) 1. Cricket a. the turn of any one member of the batting team to bat. b. one of the major divisions of a match, consisting of the turns at batting of all the members of one team until they …  

  • 2005 English cricket season (1-15 August) — See also: 2005 English cricket season The period of the 2005 English cricket season from 1 to 14 August included two Ashes Test matches, two rounds of the County Championship, two Under 19 Tests, and the opening Test of the Women s Ashes. It… …   Wikipedia

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