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one-man band

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
one-man bandˌone-man ˈband noun [countable]  1 informalONLY an organization or activity in which one person does everything The company is really a one-man band.2 APMa street musician who plays several instruments at the same time
Examples from the Corpus
one-man bandBut as a one-man band, his overheads were similarly negligible.Can a journalist ferret out the facts while operating as a one-man band?It's a small local radio station, really just a one-man band.Lunchtime on a day in June, cadenza in the rising wind: is there anything wrong with a one-man band?An impressive variety of practices is featured in the exhibition, from the one-man band to the big, quoted companies.
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