off one's own bat
phrasal chiefly British through one's own efforts

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • off one's own bat — adverb At ones own instigation. My boss didnt tell me to reorganize the filing system, I did it off my own bat …   Wiktionary

  • Bat for Lashes — Natasha Khan playing at the Plug Awards 2008 Background information Birth name Natasha Khan Born 25 October 1979 …   Wikipedia

  • One Hot Minute — Studio album by The Red Hot Chili Peppers Released September 12, 1995 …   Wikipedia

  • Bat Boy — is a fictional creature who made several appearances in the defunct supermarket tabloid Weekly World News . The Weekly World News published patently fabricated stories which were purported to be factual. Within the pages of the paper, Bat Boy is… …   Wikipedia

  • Bat — For other uses, see Bat (disambiguation). Bats Temporal range: 52–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • bat — bat1 /bat/, n., v., batted, batting. n. 1. Sports. a. the wooden club used in certain games, as baseball and cricket, to strike the ball. b. a racket, esp. one used in badminton or table tennis. c. a whip used by a jockey. d. the act of using a… …   Universalium

  • One-Day Internationals in England in 2005 — There are thirteen One Day Internationals scheduled to be played in England in 2005 ten in the NatWest Series between England, Bangladesh and Australia, and three between England and Australia in the NatWest Challenge immediately following the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bat Masterson — For the television show, see Bat Masterson (TV series). Bat Masterson Born November 26, 1853(1853 11 26) Henryville, Montérégie, Canada East (Quebec) Died Octobe …   Wikipedia

  • Bat out of Hell — Infobox Album | Name = Bat out of Hell Type = Album Artist = Meat Loaf Released = start date|1977|10|21 Recorded = 1975 1976, Bearsville Studios, Woodstock, NY Genre = Wagnerian rock Length = 46:33 Label = Cleveland International Producer = Todd… …   Wikipedia

  • For One More Day — is a 2006 novel taken place during the mid 1900 s by the acclaimed sportswriter and author Mitch Albom. It opens with the novel s protagonist planning to commit suicide. His adulthood is shown to have been rife with sadness. His own daughter didn …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”