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field dayA great time or a great deal to do.Rate it:

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forever and a daywithout ever ending; eternally.Rate it:

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give the time of dayTo acknowledge somebody; to give somebody any respect or attention.Rate it:

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have a nice dayUsed other than as an idiom: see have, a, nice, day.Rate it:

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have a nice dayGoodbye.Rate it:

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have seen one's dayTo be at the point in a life cycle or career of no longer being useful or effective; to be worn-out.Rate it:

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in this day and ageIn the current time period of years.Rate it:

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it's a day at the beachIt's a day of fun with no worries.Rate it:

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latter daymodernRate it:

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make my dayA positive incident, development, sidebar success, which heavily solidifies, enhances plans in a particular thrust or agenda:Rate it:

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make someone's dayTo make someone happy or to be a source of satisfaction.Rate it:

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map out my dayList tasks, phone-calls, errands, must-do's, for the day.Rate it:

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map out my dayAn action to formulate, plan, schedule one's energies, or attention to various agendas in order of importance:Rate it:

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market dayUsed other than as an idiom: see market, day.Rate it:

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market dayThe day of the week in which a market is held in some particular location.Rate it:

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match dayThe day graduating medical-school students find out where they will serve as residents.Rate it:

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match dayUsed other than as an idiom: The day of a match.Rate it:

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night and dayAlternative form of day and night.Rate it:

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night and dayentirely different, oppositeRate it:

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nine day wonderSomething that generates interest for a limited time and is then abandoned.Rate it:

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pancake dayshrove tuesdayRate it:

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present daycurrentRate it:

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red letter dayUsually very positive, sometimes very negative.Rate it:

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rome wasn't built in a dayIt takes a long time to create something complicated or impressive.Rate it:

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save the dayTo rescue the situation.Rate it:

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seize the dayTo enjoy the present and not worry about the future; to live for the moment.Rate it:

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seize the dayTo make the most of today by achieving fulfillment in a philosophical or spiritual sense.Rate it:

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seize the day!Prepare to accept, resolve, complete, accomplish the challenges confronting your agendas:Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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that'll be the daySaid in reply to something that one believes will never happen.Rate it:

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the other dayRecently; lately; a few days ago.Rate it:

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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 depressedRate it:

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we haven't got all daya statement used to hurry people upRate it:

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while away your dayOne whom is lackadaisical, regressive, cares less:Rate it:

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win the dayto gain complete victory or success over something or someoneRate it:

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win the dayto be totally accepted by other people (such as an idea or a proposal)Rate it:

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

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make life a stone grooveMeans to live a happy, adventurous, loving, enjoyable and overall fun-filled life to the fullest, as if each day was your last.Rate it:

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brighten upBrighten up my day.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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to thine own self be trueThe easiest person to deceive is oneself."This above all:to thine own self be true,and it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man." -William ShakespeareRate it:

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Santa's workshopThe mythical structure, usually envisioned as located at the North Pole, where Santa Claus and a large number of capable elves work tirelessly and gladly year-round to produce all of the toys and other gifts to be delivered throughout the world on Christmas Day.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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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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ash wednesdayfirst day of lentRate it:

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