have your tail up
- Have your tail upIf someone has their tail up, they are optimistic and expect to be successful.
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have your tail up — If someone has their tail up, they are optimistic and expect to be successful. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
with your tail between your legs — informal phrase ashamed or upset because you have been defeated We’re going to send them home with their tails between their legs. Thesaurus: feeling ashamed or embarrassedsynonym feeling sad or unhappysynonym Main entry … Useful english dictionary
with (your) tail between (your) legs — if you leave somewhere with your tail between your legs, you leave feeling ashamed and embarrassed because you have failed or made a mistake. The losing team walked off with their tails between their legs … New idioms dictionary
with your tail between your legs — informal ashamed or upset because you have been defeated We re going to send them home with their tails between their legs … English dictionary
tail — [[t]te͟ɪl[/t]] ♦♦♦ tails, tailing, tailed 1) N COUNT The tail of an animal, bird, or fish is the part extending beyond the end of its body. The cattle were swinging their tails to disperse the flies. ...a black dog with a long tail. Derived words … English dictionary
tail — tail1 W3S2 [teıl] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(animal)¦ 2¦(aircraft)¦ 3¦(shirt)¦ 4¦(back part)¦ 5 tails 6 the tail end of something 7 be on somebody s tail 8¦(follow)¦ 9 turn tail … Dictionary of contemporary English
tail — tail1 [ teıl ] noun ** ▸ 1 back part ▸ 2 someone following someone ▸ 3 side of coin ▸ 4 bottom of shirt ▸ 5 man s formal jacket ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a part at the back of an animal s body that can move: The animal sprays liquid from a gland… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
tail — 1 /teIl/ noun 1 ANIMAL (C) the movable part at the back of an animal s body: The dog wagged its tail. | a fish s tail 2 AIRCRAFT (C) the back part of an aircraft 3 SHIRT (C) the bottom part of your shirt at the back, that you put inside your… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
tail — I UK [teɪl] / US noun Word forms tail : singular tail plural tails ** 1) [countable] a part at the back of an animal s body that can move The animal sprays liquid from a gland under its tail. the bright tail feathers of a peacock 2) a)… … English dictionary
Tail recursion — In computer science, tail recursion (or tail end recursion) is a special case of recursion in which the last operation of the function is a recursive call. Such recursions can be easily transformed to iterations. Replacing recursion with… … Wikipedia