one-trick pony
noun Date: 1980 one that is skilled in only one area; also one that has success only once

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 a person or thing with only one special feature, talent, or area of expertise …   English new terms dictionary

  • one-trick pony — …   Useful english dictionary

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