be the only pebble on the beach


be the only pebble on the beach
(not) be the only pebble on the beach to not be the only person who is important in a situation or in a group.

Laura always expects to get her own way. It's time she learned that she's not the only pebble on the beach.


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  • pebble on the beach, not the only —  Not the only available or desirable person or thing …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • not the only pebble on the beach —    If something is not the only pebble on the beach, there are other possibilities or alternatives.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To say that someone is not the only pebble on the beach means that they are not the only person worth… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • not the only pebble on the beach — If something is not the only pebble on the beach, there are other possibilities or alternatives …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • not the only pebble on the beach — {n. phr.} Not the only person to be considered; one of many. * /George was acting pretty self important and we finally had to tell him that he wasn t the only pebble on the beach./ Compare: NOT THE ONLY FISH IN THE SEA …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not the only pebble on the beach — {n. phr.} Not the only person to be considered; one of many. * /George was acting pretty self important and we finally had to tell him that he wasn t the only pebble on the beach./ Compare: NOT THE ONLY FISH IN THE SEA …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not\ the\ only\ pebble\ on\ the\ beach — n. phr. Not the only person to be considered; one of many. George was acting pretty self important and we finally had to tell him that he wasn t the only pebble on the beach. Compare: not the only fish in the sea …   Словарь американских идиом

  • not only pebble on beach —    To say that someone is not the only pebble on the beach means that they are not the only person worth considering.     He thinks his refusal to join the team will cause problems, but there are other alternatives ...he s not the only pebble on… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • not be the only pebble on the beach — (not) be the only pebble on the beach to not be the only person who is important in a situation or in a group. Laura always expects to get her own way. It s time she learned that she s not the only pebble on the beach …   New idioms dictionary

  • Beach cusps — are shoreline formations made up of various grades of sediment in an arc pattern. The horns are made up of coarser materials and the embayment contains all the finer grain sediment. They can be found all over the world and are most noticeable on… …   Wikipedia

  • Beach — A beach is a geological landform along the shoreline of a body of water. It usually consists of loose particles which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobble. The particles of which the beach is composed can… …   Wikipedia