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what day is it todayUsed to ask for the current day of the week or of the month.Rate 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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you learn something new every dayUttered after acquiring new knowledge.Rate it:

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zero-daynewly discovered, and therefore still not fixed and possibly exploited by hackers or other criminalsRate it:

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zero-daybenefiting from newly found and yet unpatched or unmitigated flaw in software or hardware; using zero-day vulnerabilityRate it:

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zero-dayUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see zero,‎ day.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 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 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 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 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 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 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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sticks and stonesEvocative of the saying "sticks and stones may (or will) break my bones, but words (or names) will never hurt (or harm) me".1957, Brendan Gill, The Day the Money StoppedRate 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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1/dOnce per day, used for prescription directions.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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al fin y al caboat the end of the dayRate it:

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après-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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bene lightmansGood day; a greeting said in the morning or daytime.Rate it:

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burn the candle at both endsTo work hard night and 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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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 when establishments such as the cinemas, restaurants, etc, offer some of their goods and services at discounted prices.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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cuando las ranas críen pelothat'll be the day; never; when pigs fly.Rate it:

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daysPlural form of day.Rate it:

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dog days of summerhot summer day when you just want to sit under a tree and do nothingRate it:

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draw stumpsTo cease doing something, at least for the day.Rate it:

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el día que las vacas vuelenthat'll be the day; never; when pigs fly.Rate it:

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el sábado, sabadete, camisa nueva y polveteA phrase used to show excitement about the day being SaturdayRate it:

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Felices ReyesHappy Wise Men Day A phrase used to wish a happy "Wise Men Day", celebrated on January 6 in some Spanish-speaking countriesRate it:

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first of neverA nonexisting day; a day that will never come.Rate it:

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from my cold, dead handsA statement that something will not be taken away from you until the day you die.Rate it:

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get offTo complete a shift or a day's work.Rate it:

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get out of bed on the wrong sideTo start the day in a bad mood for no apparent reason.Rate it:

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get up on the wrong side of the bedTo feel irritable; to be in a bad mood; to have a bad day from the start, for no particular reason.Rate it:

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ghost from one's pastSomething unpleasant from one's past that "haunts" them to the present day.Rate it:

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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeRate it:

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HANDInitialism of have a nice day.Rate it:

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