burn one's boats (or bridges)


burn one's boats (or bridges)
burn one's boats (or bridges)
do something which makes turning back impossible.
burn

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  • burn one's boats — ► burn one s boats (or bridges) do something which makes turning back impossible. Main Entry: ↑burn …   English terms dictionary

  • burn\ one's\ boats — • burn one s bridges • burn one s boats v. phr. To make a decision that you cannot change; remove or destroy all the ways you can get back out of a place you have got into on purpose; leave yourself no way to escape a position. Bob was a good… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • burn one's boats — phrasal see burn one s bridges * * * burn one s boats ● burn …   Useful english dictionary

  • burn one's boats — phrasal see burn one s bridges …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • burn one's boats — eliminate any possibility of retreat to a former position, burn one s bridges …   English contemporary dictionary

  • burn one's bridges — ► burn one s boats (or bridges) do something which makes turning back impossible. Main Entry: ↑burn …   English terms dictionary

  • burn\ one's\ bridges — • burn one s bridges • burn one s boats v. phr. To make a decision that you cannot change; remove or destroy all the ways you can get back out of a place you have got into on purpose; leave yourself no way to escape a position. Bob was a good… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • burn one's bridges — also[burn one s boats] {v. phr.} To make a decision that you cannot change; remove or destroy all the ways you can get back out of a place you have got into on purpose; leave yourself no way to escape a position. * /Bob was a good wrestler but a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • burn one's bridges — also[burn one s boats] {v. phr.} To make a decision that you cannot change; remove or destroy all the ways you can get back out of a place you have got into on purpose; leave yourself no way to escape a position. * /Bob was a good wrestler but a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • burn one's bridges — phrasal also burn one s boats : to cut off all means of retreat * * * I see burn I II do something that makes it impossible to return to an earlier state …   Useful english dictionary