call it a day/night


call it a day/night
call it a day/night
: to stop an activity (such as work) for the remainder of the day or night

We've done enough work for now: let's call it a day.

It's getting late. I think we should call it a night.

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Main Entry:call

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • day — W1S1 [deı] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(24 hours)¦ 2¦(not night)¦ 3¦(when you are awake)¦ 4¦(time at work)¦ 5¦(past)¦ 6¦(now)¦ 7¦(future)¦ 8 somebody s/something s day 9 Independence/election/Christmas etc day 10 five/three/ni …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • night — W1S1 [naıt] n [U and C] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(when it is dark)¦ 2¦(evening)¦ 3 nights 4 night! 5 night night! 6 night and day/day and night 7 night or day/day or night 8 night after night 9 first night/opening night …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • day — /day/, n. 1. the interval of light between two successive nights; the time between sunrise and sunset: Since there was no artificial illumination, all activities had to be carried on during the day. 2. the light of day; daylight: The owl sleeps… …   Universalium