Days

in broad daylight

Meaning: during the daytime

Example: Politicians strongly condemn corruption and nepotism during political rallies, yet they go ahead and misuse public resources in broad daylight. Read on

Black Friday

Meaning: a day of a financial disaster

Example: My friends wait desperately for online sales on Black Friday. Read on

black day

Meaning: it is a day on which something terrible has happened

Example: My grandmother told me that it is a black day tomorrow. Read on

end of the day

Meaning: to look at all the possibilities and then to make a final decision

Example: At the end of the day, I have decided that law school would be the best path for me. Read on

all day long

Meaning: the whole day, throughout the entire day

Example: The beggar had to beg all day long before getting enough money to feed his hungry children. Read on

slow day

Meaning: a day in which not much happens, so it feels like it is taking very long to pass

Example: The shop did not make a lot of money today, we had a slow day. Read on

rome was not built in one day

Meaning: admirable results always take time

Example: The Oswal's have really worked hard in building their empire. Rome was after all not built in one day. Read on

field day

Meaning: have a great time doing something enjoyable

Example: The children had a field day when they were taken on a trip to the museum. Read on

dog days

Meaning: hot, sultry days

Example: During the dog days of summer, people prefer to remain indoors and go out as little as possible. Read on

salad days

Meaning: the time of youth, innocence and inexperience

Example: They had met in their salad days and had fallen in love. Naturally, the union did not last long and they separated a few years later. Read on

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drastic times call for drastic measures

Meaning: extreme circumstances can only be resolved by equally extreme actions

Example: After the company had posted losses for the third consecutive year, the board decided to replace all of its top management. After all, drastic times call for drastic measures. Read on

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