American Idioms and Expressions

Call It A Day Idiom

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call it a day
What does call it a day mean?
stop work for the day."It's late and you've accomplished a lot. Why don'tyou call it a day?"
call it a day
What does call it a day mean?
to finish work and go home I called it a day and decided to go home early.


Some Random Idioms
for sale
What does "for sale" mean?
to be available to buy There was a sign in front of the house that said it was for sale.

tail wagging the dog
What does "tail wagging the dog" mean?
a situation where a small part controls the whole thingIt is like the tail wagging the dog when the receptionist is able to control everything in the office.
pipe up
What does "pipe up" mean?
to speak louderWe asked the speaker to pipe up so that we could hear him.
At the bottom of the totem pole
What does "At the bottom of the totem pole" mean?
If someone is at the bottom of the totem pole, they are unimportant. Opposite is at the top of the totem pole.
have a case (against someone)
What does "have a case (against someone)" mean?
have much evidence that can be used against someoneThe police have a very good case against the man who is selling the stolen cars.
pay off
What does "pay off" mean?
to yield good resultsMy risks in starting the new business finally paid off.
golden
What does "golden" mean?
cool; nice; excellent. We're golden. Let's go.
get hold of (something)
What does "get hold of (something)" mean?
to get possession of something"If you get hold of a dictionary, could you please let me borrow it for a few minutes."

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