Day and Night idioms – (English Vocabulary Lesson)

source: Learn English with Let's Talk      2015年12月7日
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# Give someone the time of the day.
If you won’t give someone the time of day, it means you are not willing to talk to them.
Example : After that ugly fight, Michelle won’t give me the time of the day.
# As plain as day.
As plain as a day means something is really easy to understand in other words it’s very simple to understand.
Example : My Math teacher makes difficult equation as plain as a day. I enjoy her classes.
# Fly by night.
This idiom can be used to describe a person or a company who cannot be trusted or are reliable, they offer services or products which are of very low standards and quality.
Example : I bought this iron online from this o fly by night online company and it stopped working within a day.
# A night owl.
A night owl is a person who likes to stay up late at night usually working on something.
Example : Peter’s a real night owl. He never goes to bed before 3 AM and keeps working on his video projects.
# As different as night and day.
This idiom means that something or someone is totally opposite to each other, you can say they hardy resemble any similarities.
Example : The color shades you have shown me today are as different as night and day.
# A one night stand.
A one night stand means two people had sex only for that one night. Someone who had sex without any emotional encounter.
Example : Maria and John were never in a relationship. They just had a one night stand after the party.
# Made my day.
If something makes your day, it means it was a good little thing that was the best part of your day, or made you happy for the whole long day.
Example : When my boss told me “ You have improved on your sales performance” He just made my day.
# Day in and Day out
This idiom means to do something regularly and repeatedly.
Example : Samantha is growing so fat, she just keeps eating day in and out.
# Call it a day.
I am really tired working on this project, I am running out of ideas, let’s call it a day .
Example : To call it a day means to stop doing the work for the day, usually refers to the people working at the office.

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