Joneses, keeping up with the

Joneses, keeping up with the
   Not Jones' or Joness or other common variants.

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  • Keeping up with the Joneses — is a popular catchphrase in many parts of the English speaking world. It refers to the desire to be seen as being as good as one s neighbours or contemporaries using the comparative benchmarks of social caste or the accumulation of material goods …   Wikipedia

  • Keeping up with the Joneses — es un latiguillo del inglés que hace referencia a la comparación con el vecino de al lado como una marca para la clase social o la acumulación de bienes materiales. To fail to keep up with the Joneses se percibe como la demostración de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • keep up with the Joneses — try to be the same as your neighbors He always worries about keeping up with the Joneses and is always frustrated …   Idioms and examples

  • keep up with the Joneses — to have all the same things as other people to avoid looking poor or old fashioned. In this neighborhood, keeping up with the Joneses has become an art form …   New idioms dictionary

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  • Joneses — /john ziz/, n.pl. one s neighbors, friends, business associates, etc.: Keeping up with the Joneses has put him in debt. [1925 30] * * * Joneses [ˈdʒəʊnzɪz] [ˈdʒoʊnzɪz] noun plural Idiom: ↑keep up with the Joneses   …   Useful english dictionary

  • Joneses — [[t]ʤo͟ʊnzɪz[/t]] also Jones PHRASE: V inflects If you say that someone is keeping up with the Joneses, you mean that they are doing something in order to show that they have as much money as other people, rather than because they really want to… …   English dictionary

  • Joneses — /john ziz/, n.pl. one s neighbors, friends, business associates, etc.: Keeping up with the Joneses has put him in debt. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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