Here you will learn English idioms with ‘day’.
Make my day. Save the day. Call it a day. Meaning + examples.
‘Day’ is the 8th most common noun in the English language and we have many popular idioms with the word ‘day’.
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Today, we’re looking at some expressions connected with the word ‘day’. As always, ‘ll give you the expressions one by one and then I’ll give you a good example of how you can use it.
So here are some popular English idioms with day.
Let’s start with the first one:
make someone’s day
‘Go on, punk, make my day.’
Meaning: to make someone happy, to deliver some good news, particularly if the rest of their day was terrible
It totally makes my day when my students do well in their English exams.
We made her day by giving her a makeup voucher to celebrate her 30th birthday.
call it a day
Meaning: to decide to stop doing something, because the work has been completed, or you’re a bit tired and feel like you can’t be productive anymore
I think I’m going to call it a day. It’s time for me to go to bed.
I think it’s better we just call it a day, we’ve ru