I'm not one to

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Definition

(Icarus) is not one to (drink excessively): (Icarus) is not the type of person to (drink excessively)
idiom
Despite the fact that you have disappointed me, I'm not one to hold it against you. I'm not the kind of person who would do that.

Examples

  • "I'm not one to hedge the issue, so I will simply come out and say it: several of you have abused our copier and as a direct result of your abuse, brought it to an untimely end."

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