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  • 1 save the day — {v. phr.} To bring about victory or success, especially when defeat is likely. * /The forest fire was nearly out of control when suddenly it rained heavily and saved the day./ * /The team was behind, but at the last minute Sam saved the day with… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 save the day — {v. phr.} To bring about victory or success, especially when defeat is likely. * /The forest fire was nearly out of control when suddenly it rained heavily and saved the day./ * /The team was behind, but at the last minute Sam saved the day with… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 To win the day — Day Day (d[=a]), n. [OE. day, dai, dei, AS. d[ae]g; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags; cf. Skr. dah (for dhagh ?) to burn. [root]69. Cf. {Dawn}.] 1. The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 The Day After — This article is about the 1983 television film. For other uses, see The Day After (disambiguation). The Day After The Day After DVD cover Genre …

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  • 5 The Day the Music Died — This article is about the plane crash. For other uses, see The Day the Music Died (disambiguation). The Day the Music Died Monument at the crash site, September 16, 2003. Accident summary …

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  • 6 The Day of the Triffids — For other uses, see The Day of the Triffids (disambiguation). The Day of the Triffids   …

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  • 7 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951 film) — Infobox Film name = The Day the Earth Stood Still caption = Color enhanced reprint of the 1951 Film Poster director = Robert Wise producer = Julian Blaustein writer = Edmund H. North Harry Bates (story) starring = Michael Rennie Patricia Neal… …

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  • 8 The Remains of the Day — Infobox Book | name = The Remains of the Day title orig = translator = author = Kazuo Ishiguro cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Historical novel publisher = Faber and Faber release date = May 1989 media… …

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  • 9 carry the day — {v. phr.}, {informal} To win completely; to succeed in getting one s aim accomplished. * /The defense attorney s summary before the jury helped him carry the day./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 happy as the day is long — {adj. phr.} Cheerful and happy. * /Carl is happy as the day is long because school is over for the summer./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 11 that'll be the day — {informal} That will never happen. * /Joe wanted me to lend him money to take my girl to the movies. That ll be the day!/ * / Wouldn t it be nice if we had to go to school only one day a week? That ll be the day! / …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 12 carry the day — {v. phr.}, {informal} To win completely; to succeed in getting one s aim accomplished. * /The defense attorney s summary before the jury helped him carry the day./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 happy as the day is long — {adj. phr.} Cheerful and happy. * /Carl is happy as the day is long because school is over for the summer./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 that'll be the day — {informal} That will never happen. * /Joe wanted me to lend him money to take my girl to the movies. That ll be the day!/ * / Wouldn t it be nice if we had to go to school only one day a week? That ll be the day! / …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 15 Officer of the day — Officer Of fi*cer, n. [F. officier. See {Office}, and cf. {Official}, n.] 1. One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Order of the day — Order Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 order of the day — Date: 1698 1. the business or tasks appointed for an assembly for a given day 2. the characteristic or dominant feature or activity < growth and change are the order of the day in every field Ruth G. Strickland > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 take the day off — See: DAY OFF …

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  • 19 take the day off — See: DAY OFF …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20 carry the day — phrasal win, prevail …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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