Meaning of there is only one thing for it in English:

there is only one thing for it

phrase

  • There is only one possible course of action.

    ‘there was only one thing for it—she would have to open the parcel’
    • ‘There's only one thing for it: I'll have to buy it another.’
    • ‘There was only one thing for it: throw them out of the window.’
    • ‘Following acupuncture, hypnotherapy and support groups, there's only one thing for it: therapy.’
    • ‘There was only one thing for it: a complete personality transplant.’
    • ‘The dog-loving double act decided there was only one thing for it.’
    • ‘If there's water blocking your way there's only one thing for it: you've got to swim.’
    • ‘There's only one thing for it if you're a student.’
    • ‘There is only one thing for it: I will fast till tea time, and do sit-ups on the hour.’
    • ‘There's only one thing for it, thought the messenger.’
    • ‘And I definitely didn't want my Mom asking him anymore questions, so there was only one thing for it.’