One in a million
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ONE IN A MILLION
'One in a million' is an adjective phrase that we use to describe someone's personality. It is used to say that someone is special.
It can also be used as a way to thank someone for their help or to describe something that is very unusal or rare.
- She's so kind, she's one in a million, always ready to help others - see other examples using million
- I met the man of my dreams – he is one in a million!
- This year’s women's footballer of the year is one in a million – few other players can compare
- 'Angel-like' kingfisher shot at reserve is 'one in a million' (BBC News story, 2019)
Now You Try
Who would you describe as one in a million? Why are they one in a million? What is the special thing about them that makes you say they are one in a million? Go and tell that person that you think they are one in a million! Go on, you know you want to!
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