Day and Night Idioms
Dodane przez Tomasz H. 23 czerwca 2014 w kategorii: Język angielski, Leksyka, Porady ogólne
as plain as day
easy to see or understand
e.g. All the evidence points to him. It's as plain as day he's guilty.
day in and day out
on every day, all the time
e.g. She plays chess day in and day out.
someone who works at night
e.g. My roommate is a night owl and usually reads until 3 a.m.
different as night and day
e.g. Bobby and Billy are twins, but they are as different as night and day.
e.g. The carpenter we hired was a fly-by-night worker who did a very bad job.
call it a day
to quit work and go home, to say that a day's work has been completed
e.g. I'm tired. Let's call it a day.
a romance or sexual relationship that lasts only one night
e.g. We were never in a relationship. I just had a one-night stand.
won’t give someone the time of day
it means you completely refuse to talk to them
e.g. I had an argue with my friend and now he won't give me the time of day.
makes your day
made you happy for the whole day
e.g. My coach said that I had improved a lot. It made my day.
has seen better days
something is now old and in not-so-great condition
e.g. I've had this car for the 10 years. It has seen better days.