– Phrasal-Nouns – Letter O –
Clear Objectives – This is a phrasal noun which is referring to objectives that are very well explained and perfectly understood… “The plan failed because it lacked any clear objectives.”
(a) Betting Office – See: Phrasal Nouns – Letter “B” for “Betting”
(an) Old-Boys Club/Network – This is an idiomatic phrasal noun which is used (usually) used in a negative way by people who are not part of this “club” or “network” to describe a corporation, organization, or simply a group of individuals who “play favorites” with each other, meaning that they give special preference to others in their group or simply exclude anyone who is not part of their network. This is often done between former members of college fraternities or any other fraternal organizations and involves membership/employment in corporations, governments, etc..