In her complement
- (Her.), said of the moon when represented as full.
in her own right
adverb by reason of one's own ability or ownership etc.
in its own right; in his own right; in one's own right.
- she's a rich woman in her own right rather than by inheritance
- an excellent novel in its own right
in her right mind
adjective satellite behaving responsibly
in their right minds; in his right mind.
off her guard
adjective satellite not prepared or vigilant
off guard; napping; off one's guard; off his guard; off-guard; off your guard.
- the blow caught him napping
- caught in an off-guard moment
- found him off his guard
Pelican in her piety
- (in heraldry and symbolical art), a representation of a pelican in the act of wounding her breast in order to nourish her young with her blood; a practice fabulously attributed to the bird, on account of which it was adopted as a symbol of the Redeemer, and of charity.
To be on her beam ends
- to incline, as a vessel, so much on one side that her beams approach a vertical position.
To be out of her reckoning
- to be at a distance from the place indicated by the reckoning; said of a ship.
up to her neck
adjective satellite deeply involved
neck-deep; up to your neck; up to their necks; up to his neck; up to my neck; up to our necks.
- neck-deep in work
- up to their necks in debt
Sharpen your Skills with the Masters
"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
Fear not the Adverb Hell!