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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

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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".Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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all in a day's workA nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment.Rate it:

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an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routinenessRate it:

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apr├Ęs-skiA place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people.Rate it:

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as the day is longUnceasingly; very; thoroughly; to a very high degree.Rate it:

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ash wednesdayfirst day of lentRate it:

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at the end of the dayIn summary; ultimately.Rate it:

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at the end of the dayA colloquial expression of the twentieth/twenty first century referring as to a summary of events, degree of financial or business success, reference as to having a nice day, achieving preset goals, positive results.Rate it:

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back in the dayIn the past; at one time, especially a time which is fondly remembered.Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when one's hair seems unmanageable.Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when several things seems to be unmanageable or go wrong.Rate it:

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bankers' hoursAny easy job, especially one with a short working day.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn modern usage it refers to a picnic or cookout for the ship's crew.Rate it:

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brighten upBrighten up my day.Rate it:

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call it a dayTo cease the activity for the day.Rate it:

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call it a dayTo retire.Rate it:

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carpe diemseize the day, make the most of today, enjoy the presentRate it:

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carpe diemSeize the DAYRate it:

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carpe diem crasseize the day tomorrow, make the most of tomorrowRate it:

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cash upto count the money taken by a business at the end of the day.Rate it:

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castle in the airA visionary project or scheme; a day-dream; an idle fancy; a pipe dream; any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be ever realized; a near impossibility.Rate it:

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cheap-arse TuesdayThe day of the week (Tuesday) when establishments such as the cinemas, restaurants, etc, offer some of their goods and services at discounted prices.Rate it:

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close of playThe end of a day's playRate it:

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close of playThe end of the final game (not to be confused with set or match) during a day at the All England Tennis Championships (Wimbledon)Rate it:

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close of playThe end of the working dayRate it:

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come down to usTo survive to the present day; to be extant in some form.Rate it:

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come to gripsseize the day! grasp the meaning, act upon the challenge, address the issue, issue stringent directives, take command, show 'em who's boss!Rate it:

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dawn of a new dayA new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.Rate it:

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day after dayFor an indefinite number of days.Rate it:

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day and ageA time period of years or more.Rate it:

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day and nightAll the time; round the clock; unceasingly.Rate it:

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day in, day outEvery day; daily; constantly or continuously; especially, of something that has become routine or monotonous.Rate it:

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day larkOne who gets up early in the morning or goes to bed early.Rate it:

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day nurserycrecheRate it:

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day oneThe very beginning.Rate it:

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day or nightAt any time; 24/7Rate it:

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day outAn excursion, returning home on the same day.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOrdinary or mundane.Rate it:

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day-to-dayHappening every day.Rate it:

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day-to-daySubject to daily redetermination.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOn a daily basis.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOrdinary, monotonous routine; that which is usual or mundane.Rate it:

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