call it a day

call it a day
informal to stop doing something, especially working.

After playing together for 20 years the band have finally decided to call it a day.

It's almost midnight - I think it's time to call it a day.


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  • call it a day — {v. phr.} To declare that a given day s work has been accomplished and go home; to quit for the day. * / Let s call it a day, the boss said, and go out for a drink. / * /It was nearly midnight, so Mrs. Byron decided to call it a day, and left the …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call it a day — {v. phr.} To declare that a given day s work has been accomplished and go home; to quit for the day. * / Let s call it a day, the boss said, and go out for a drink. / * /It was nearly midnight, so Mrs. Byron decided to call it a day, and left the …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call it a day — If you call it a day, you stop doing something for a while, normally at least until the following day …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • call it a day — ► call it a day decide to stop doing something. Main Entry: ↑day …   English terms dictionary

  • call it a day — verb stop doing what one is doing At midnight, the student decided to call it quits and closed his books • Syn: ↑call it quits • Hypernyms: ↑discontinue, ↑stop, ↑cease, ↑give up, ↑quit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • call\ it\ a\ day — v. phr. To declare that a given day s work has been accomplished and go home; to quit for the day. Let s call it a day, the boss said, and go out for a drink. It was nearly midnight, so Mrs. Byron decided to call it a day, and left the party, and …   Словарь американских идиом

  • call it a day —    To sey let s call it a day is a way of suggesting that it is time to stop doing something, usually because of tiredness.     After one last phone call, I decided to call it a day …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • call it a day — not work anymore today, call it quits    I m feeling very tired. I think I ll call it a day …   English idioms

  • call it a day — Why is it you must wait until night to call it a day? …   English expressions

  • call it a day/night — to stop an activity (such as work) for the remainder of the day or night We ve done enough work for now: let s call it a day. It s getting late. I think we should call it a night. • • • Main Entry: ↑call …   Useful english dictionary

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