He's cute,funny,rich,and single. In short, he's perfect!
In short, I believe everyone should vote against the new tax.
In short, I don't want to work here any more.
A: What did you think of the movie?
B: Well, in short, it was the worst movie I've seen this year.
of one's own accord
He washed the dishes of his own accord.
My brother decided to clean the house of his own accord.
Her parents were going to tell her to get a job, but she got one of her own accord.
A: Did you put the cat outside?
B: No, he opened the door and went out of his own accord .
once and for all
He decided to take care of his nose-hair problem once and for all.
I am going to get rid of those cockroaches once and for all!
He decided to stop smoking once and for all.
A: Where are you going with that hammer?
B: I am going to make that car alarm stop once and for all!
give rise to
Your new hair style might give rise to some problems.
The meeting gave rise to some new plans for the future of the company.
The heavy rain gave rise to an increase in the number of mosquitoes.
A: I don't think we should leave the dog and cat alone together.
B: You're right. It could give rise to problems.
resign oneself to
He resigned himself to working at the amusement park because he needed the money.
She resigned herself to working in her father's company.
You don't have to resign yourself to the same kind of life your parents had.
A: Aren't you upset about your test score?
B: No. I just resigned myself to being a poor student!