Idiom of the Week: Call It a Day

Meaning: To stop working, go home, or quit doing something.


I felt tired, so I decided to call it a day.

Okay, let’s call it a day! Time to go home!

We both knew our relationship wasn’t working, so we agreed to call it a day and break up.

Pop Quiz:

Your co-worker says to you, “Let’s call it a day.” What’s the best response?

A.  “Just wait – let me finish this first.”

B.  “It’s Thursday.”

C.  “Okay – here’s my phone.”

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is A. When your co-worker says “Let’s call it a day,” they mean that they want to stop working and go home. But you don’t want to stop working right now because you want to finish something you’re working on first.


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