under one's belt
phrasal in one's possession ; as part of one's experience

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • under one's belt — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. In your stomach; eaten; or absorbed. * /Once he had a good meal under his belt, the man loosened his tie and fell asleep./ * /Jones is talkative when he has a few drinks under his belt./ 2. In your experience, memory or …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under one's belt — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. In your stomach; eaten; or absorbed. * /Once he had a good meal under his belt, the man loosened his tie and fell asleep./ * /Jones is talkative when he has a few drinks under his belt./ 2. In your experience, memory or …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under one's belt — ► under one s belt safely or satisfactorily achieved or acquired. Main Entry: ↑belt …   English terms dictionary

  • under one's belt — phrasal 1. : in one s stomach a couple of drinks under his belt 2. : in one s possession with four flourishing papers under their belts Newsweek : as part of one s past or experience she now had three great classic r …   Useful english dictionary

  • under one's belt — idi under one s belt, a) in one s stomach, as food or drink b) as part of one s background: Get some experience under your belt[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • under one's belt — 1) in one s experience, memory or possession When he has more experience as a cook under his belt he will begin to look for a job. 2) in one s stomach After he has a big breakfast under his belt he is ready for work …   Idioms and examples

  • under\ one's\ belt — adv. phr. informal 1. In your stomach; eaten; or absorbed. Once he had a good meal under his belt, the man loosened his tie and fell asleep. Jones is talkative when he has a few drinks under his belt. 2. In your experience, memory or possession;… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • under one's belt —    If you have something under your belt, you have acquired experience or have satisfactorily achieved something.     You ve got to have some work experience under your belt before you can hope to get a permanent job …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • under one's belt — adjective Already done; within ones experience; practiced. He got off to a shaky start, but with a few months of experience under his belt, he kept up handily with the veteran employees …   Wiktionary

  • under one's belt — safely or satisfactorily achieved, experienced, or acquired. → belt …   English new terms dictionary

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