one of the boys

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of the boys - a man who has been socially accepted into a group of other men; "he quickly became one of the boys"
boy - a friendly informal reference to a grown man; "he likes to play golf with the boys"
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So sending forward one of the boys on horseback, to procure a fresh chaise and horses, and leaving the other behind to take care of the broken one, Mr.
East seizes Tom's arm, and tries to pull him away, but is knocked back by one of the boys, and Tom is dragged along struggling.
Strickland used to come here now and then to have a square meal or to play chess with one of the boys. I noticed that she looked at him when he came, and I asked her if she liked him.
I will finish that battle by reading you what one of the boys says:
They started riding towards the store; then up gets one of the boys, draws a steady bead over the wood-rank, and drops one of them out of his saddle.
Three days later Sheldon caught one of the boys, helpless from swamp fever, and unable to fight or run away.
An occurrence which befell during one of the boy's earlier visits to his new friend rather decided the latter that no arguments he could bring to bear could ever overcome the bald fact that to this very belief of the boy's, and his ability to back it up with acts, the good father owed a great deal, possibly his life.
One of the guns was said to belong to a man who had loaned it to the father of one of the boys. The second boy bought the gun he had with him for PS2.
The eight men and four women have been examining DVDs of Garda interviews with one of the boys. The two 14-year-olds have pleaded not guilty to the murder of the schoolgirl on May 14 last year at Glenwood House, Laraghcon, Clonee Road, Lucan, Dublin.
'I learnt SARS trailed one of the boys to the venue for gun possession and got him arrested with the gun, others surrounded the police to prevent the boy from being taken away, took the gun back from the policemen and even attempted to seize AK47 from one of the policemen, in the melee, one of the boys was killed and the policemen escaped from the scene.
Summary: The husband was suspicious that one of the boys didn't look like him.