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every day is a school dayYou learn something new every day.
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day in, day outEvery day; daily; constantly or continuously; especially, of something that has become routine or monotonous.
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banyan dayIn British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.
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banyan dayIn modern usage it refers to a picnic or cookout for the ship's crew.
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day nurserycreche
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day oneThe very beginning.
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day outAn excursion, returning home on the same day.
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field dayA day of class taken away from school for a field trip.
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field dayA great time or a great deal to do, at somebody else's expense.
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field dayA great time or a great deal to do.
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field dayA parade day.
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field dayA school day for athletic events; a sports day.
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field dayTop-to-bottom all-hands cleaning.
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latter daymodern
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pancake dayshrove tuesday
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present daycurrent
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rainy dayA difficult period of need, when things do not go right.
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an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.
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call it a dayTo cease the activity for the day.
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call it a dayTo retire.
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day and ageA time period of years or more.
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day and nightAll the time; round the clock; unceasingly.
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make someone's dayTo make someone happy or to be a source of satisfaction.
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nine day wonderSomething that generates interest for a limited time and is then abandoned.
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red letter dayUsually very positive, sometimes very negative.
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save the dayTo rescue the situation.
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seize the dayTo enjoy the present and not worry about the future; to live for the moment.
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seize the dayTo make the most of today by achieving fulfillment in a philosophical or spiritual sense.
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the other dayRecently; lately; a few days ago.
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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.
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all in a day's workA nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment.
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back in the dayIn the past; at one time, especially a time which is fondly remembered.
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dawn of a new dayA new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.
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quit your day dreaming!Pay Attention To What YOU Are Doing!
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tomorrow is another dayTomorrow will bring new opportunities and a fresh start for one's endeavors.1600, author unknown, "Phillidaes Love-call to her Coridon, and his replying" (song), in England's Helicon, printed at London by I.R. for John Flasket:Phil. Yonder comes my Mother, Coridon,whether shall I flie?Cor. Under yonder Beech my lovely one,while she passeth by.Say to her thy true-Love was not heere,remember, remember,to morrow is another day:1896, Amelia E. Barr, A Knight of the Nets, ch. 8:"Well, well, my dear lass, to-night we cannot work, but we may sleep. . . . Keep a still heart tonight, and tomorrow is another day."1936, Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind, ch. 63:"Tomorrow, I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day."2005, Fran Schumer, "JERSEY: In Princeton, Taking On Harvard's Fuss About Women," New York Times, 19 June (retrieved 18 Aug. 2009):"Half of me is depressed
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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.
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every dog has its dayEveryone has a time of success and satisfaction.
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give the time of dayTo acknowledge somebody; to give somebody any respect or attention.
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in this day and ageIn the current time period of years.
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rome wasn't built in a dayIt takes a long time to create something complicated or impressive.
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that'll be the daySaid in reply to something that one believes will never happen.
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a stopped clock is right twice a dayA normally unreliable person or instrument can occasionally provide correct information, even if only by accident.
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don't give up your day jobImplying that they could not earn a living from it without other regular employment.
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an apple a day keeps the doctor awayApples are healthy and stave off illness.Eat healthy and you won't get sick.
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sufficient unto the day is the evil thereofNo need to worry about the future; the present provides enough to worry about.
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at the end of the dayIn summary; ultimately.
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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.
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brighten upBrighten up my day.
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knock upIn the morning as by knocking at the door; rouse; call; summon; also, to go door-to-door on election day to persuade a candidate's supporters to go to the polling station and vote. See also knocker up.
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a pull of the hair for being unfairThe general response to "A kick and a flick for being so quick", which is in turn a response in itself to "A pinch and a punch for the first day of the month".
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