English Idiom – Call it a day
Meaning – To stop doing what you are doing (usually work) for the day. You may call it a day because you are tired, you have had enough or because you simply need a break. This idiomatic expression usually refers to work, but can refer to other things such as sports or hobbies.
When could you use this idiom?
- You have been working on a project for a long time and you need rest.
- It’s getting late and you are working on an assignment but you need to sleep.
- A group of friends are playing football but it’s getting too dark to play.
- You have been at work all day but have decided it is time to go home.
- “We’ve been cramming all night for our English test. Let’s call it a day and get some good rest in preparation for our test tomorrow!”
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- Is there an idiom like this in your country?
What is an idiom?
An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally. An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.