Call it a Day

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To end up the work for a day, to stop work for the time being

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  • This idiom describes that we do work that can be completed in one day. We shouldn’t pressurize ourselves with the burden of extra work. When we have done the specified work, we should “call it a day”. After declaring it we actually stop work.    
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James has been working on chemical research project since last night. Why doesn’t he call it a day?

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Call it a Day':

call it a dayTo cease the activity for the day.
call it a dayTo retire.
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How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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