- one-trick pony
- one-trick pony UK US noun [C] DISAPPROVING► someone or something that is good at doing only one thing, or that can work in only one area: »
The president is becoming a one-trick pony; a tax cut is his answer to every problem.»
We don't want to be a one-trick pony, but if we have to be reliant on one industry, diamond mining is perfect.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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One-trick pony — may refer to: One Trick Pony (film), a 1980 film starring Paul Simon One Trick Pony (album), a 1980 studio album by the same person See also Trick Pony, an American country music band This disambiguation page lists articles associated with … Wikipedia
One Trick Pony — Режиссёр Robert M. Young Автор сценария Пол Саймон … Википедия
one-trick pony — A one trick pony is someone who does one thing well, but has limited skills in other areas … The small dictionary of idiomes
one-trick pony — ► NOUN informal ▪ a person or thing with only one special feature, talent, or area of expertise … English terms dictionary
One Trick Pony — Infobox Film name = One Trick Pony image size = caption = director = Robert M. Young producer = Michael Tannen writer = Paul Simon narrator = starring = Paul Simon Blair Brown Rip Torn music = Paul Simon cinematography = Dick Bush editing =… … Wikipedia
one-trick pony — A one trick pony is someone who does one thing well, but has limited skills in other areas. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
one-trick pony — noun a) A performing animal (especially a pony) that knows only one trick. b) A person or group noteworthy for only a single achievement, skill, or characteristic … Wiktionary
one-trick pony — noun Date: 1980 one that is skilled in only one area; also one that has success only once … New Collegiate Dictionary
one-trick pony — noun a person or thing with only one special feature, talent, or area of expertise … English new terms dictionary
one-trick pony — … Useful english dictionary