A day late and a dollar short - (USA) If something is a day late and a dollar short, it is too little, too late.
All in a day's work - If something is all in a day's work, it is nothing special.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away - Eating healthy food keeps you healthy.
At the end of the day - This is used to mean 'in conclusion' or 'when all is said and done'.
Bad hair day - If you're having a bad hair day, things are not going the way you would like or had planned.
Brighten up the day - If something brightens up your day, something happens that makes you feel positive and happy all day long.
Call it a day - If you call it a day, you stop doing something for a while, normally at least until the following day.
Carry the day - If something carries the day, it wins a battle (the sense is that the battle has been long and could have gone either way) or competition for supremacy.
Cold day in hell - This is used as a prediction there is no chance some event or condition will ever happen.'There will be a cold day in hell before he manages it.'
Cold light of day - If you see things in the cold light of day, you see them as they really are, not as you might want them to be.
Day in the sun - If you have your day in the sun, you get attention and are appreciated.
Days are numbered - When someone’s days are numbered, they are expected to die soon.
Dog days - Dog days are very hot summer days.
Don't give up the day job - This idiom is used a way of telling something that they do something badly.
Even a broken clock is right twice a day - This is used when people get lucky and are undeservedly successful.('Even a stopped clock is right twice a day' is also used.)
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. day, dai, dei, AS. dæg,; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags,; cf. Skr. dah,for dhagh, ?) to burn. √69. Cf. Dawn
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. dæg; Ger. tag; not conn. with L. dies.
Night followed night, day followed day.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Day by day passed away, and she could not shake it off.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
The next three days were bad days for us.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
Thus, day by day, he sank deeper into the ooze of a wrecked and wasted life.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
By me, as a sick child, he has watched night and day, unweariedly and patiently, many nights and days.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
This is what has come into my head lying in bed to-day (I have been in bed all day), and this is just my plain reason for writing to you.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
It was a perfect day, Jane's birthday, like a young June day, a day of the sun, of white distances and vivid foregrounds.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
It was thus that Mr. Pritchett speculated from day to day.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
He no come round for day and day.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
Here you live, day after day, as though nothing else existed for you.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
If day on day
Follows and weary year
On year . . . and ever days and years . . . Well?
"Trapped" by Adelaide Crapsey
"Of other days my dreaming,
Of other days, ah me!
When sturdy hero-races
Lived wild and glad and free!
"A Tree In The Ghetto" by Morris Rosenfeld
Lily days and rose days:
Youthful days so bright;
We were fools in those days,
Let’s be fools to-night.
"'Let’s Be Fools To-Night'" by Henry Lawson
Life, and struggle and moil,
Day and day in the rough,
Poets knowing not these
Have not knowledge enough.
"Modern Poets" by Mary Eliza Fullerton
Day after day did Milly Green
Just follow after Joe,
And told him if he voted wrong
To take his rags and go.
"The Deliverance" by Frances Ellen Watkins
The work, O Lord, is thine,
And wonders in our eyes,
This day declares it all divine:
This day did Jesus rise.
"Hymn 4" by Noah Calwell W Cannon
One day removed from April Fool 's Day and as best as I can tell, most of my friends just stayed home and let the day pass.
The day after Thanksgiving is known as the biggest shopping day of the year, and this held true as 75 percent of Arbor Place Mall's parking lot was filled with shoppers through much of the day Friday.
For instance, there's Labor Day, Martin Luther King Day, Earth Day, Gay Pride Day, May Day, and so on.
Elsewhere it's drug-testing discussing day, lamenting-fans-leaving-early day, players transferring day.
Baby with a broken heart , Day 3: Worst day, greatest day shawn, nolan, heart, floor, one, son, angels, stomach, wooten, day.
BOSSIER CITY, LA — The Horseshoe Casino in Bossier City decided one day wasn't enough to celebrate Veteran's Day and offered vets another day to be honored.
Day 2 of Cape Coral day-care killing trial: Robert Dunn, 48, is accused of killing his estranged wife, Christine Dunn, 36, at a Cape Coral day care center in 2008.
The founder of Ashleymadison.com, in an interview with The Huffington Post, says more married women join the cheating website the day after Mother's day than on any other day of the year.
On the best days, the exercise was a great addition to their day, on the not-so-great days we gave them a ride.
1 day 99¢ 3 months $18 for 90 days 6 months $36 for 180 days 12 months $72 for 360 days.
It doesn't rank with Veterans Day, Independence Day or even Columbus Day in the hierarchy of holidays, but a Tacoma-based business wants to raise the profile of National Pickle Day with a special Tacoma event.
1-Day $10, 3-Day $25, 3-Day Camping $30.
Each day the threat of a storm looms as families go about their day-to-day lives.
It's that time of DAY -- songs about the day to day.
On the 100th day of the spill, here's a day-by-day report.
The average count rate was of the order of 0.2 s−1 . A typical run duration was one to three days, providing on the average 17000 events per day.
Experimental study of a proximity focusing Cherenkov counter prototype for the AMS experiment
The experimental data on energy spectrum and day-night effect obtained in Super-Kamiokande (energy spectrum of neutrinos is not distorted, day-night effect is within the experimental mistakes) and the results obtained in SNO have not conﬁrmed this effect.
Neutrino Oscillations. Theory and Experiment
Two days were necessary to rebuild the testbed, while four days were devoted to the measurements.
Updated results on prototype chalcogenide fibers for 10-um wavefront spatial filtering
The cutoff time must therefore occur before day 3.3, which requires that the cooling at day 1.7 occurs close to 10 keV.
The Diversity of Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Surroundings of Massive Stars
Optical spectroscopic observations were taken at ﬁve telescopes and cover eight epochs, which we estimate are between 87 and 157 days after explosion, and one late-time epoch at 493 days.
A Study of the Type II-P Supernova 2003gd in M74