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  1. call it quits, call it a dayverb

    stop doing what one is doing

    "At midnight, the student decided to call it quits and closed his books"


  1. call it a dayverb

    To retire.

  2. call it a dayverb

    To cease the activity for the day.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of call it a day in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of call it a day in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of call it a day in a Sentence

  1. Bryson DeChambeau:

    I got hit pretty hard, that's why I kind of walked away, because people were damaging [my] character. It was all the stuff that was going on in social media. I was like, ‘I really don't need this. I can walk away and be totally fine the rest of my life, be happy and go and hit the long ball and call it a day.’.

  2. Alex Guerrero:

    I think the biggest accomplishment from me will come probably if we make it through age 45 because that’s what his goal was. That will probably be the proudest moment for me, to say, ‘Hey, we actually did it,’ i know from my perspective that I want to honor my promise to him in helping him with his goal. If his goal changes, no problem. If he says, ‘Hey, I think I’m going to call it a day,’ then great. No problem. I will 100% support that.

  3. Kristen Campana:

    Different funds have different agendas. Some are very short term and willing to buy at 50 and sell at 70 and call it a day, some are interested in a loan-to-own strategy. Some are looking for a long-term return and are willing to hold onto something for years.

  4. Lex Friedman:

    Throughout my career, and never more so than in my current situation, it has been worth it to find work that I really enjoy doing, instead of winning points, I’m winning money. Each time I do, I do a victory dance around my home office and call it a day. Because I enjoy it, that makes it easier to be good.

  5. Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader:

    It's absolutely shocking, some of these scenes, it's not one that you can simply go in, process, collect the evidence and call it a day.

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  • اعتزلArabic
  • in Pension gehen, Feierabend machen, Schluss für heuteGerman
  • σταματώ, συνταξιοδοτούμαιGreek
  • retirarseSpanish
  • lopettaa, luovuttaaFinnish
  • retirerFrench
  • mára elég, leteszi a lantotHungarian
  • istirahatIndonesian
  • 今日はここまでにする, 引退, 退職Japanese
  • morgen is er nog een dag, op rente gaanDutch
  • slutt for i dagNorwegian
  • largar mão, [[dar por]] [[encerrado]]Portuguese
  • выходить в отставку, выходить на пенсию, шабаш, закруглятьсяRussian
  • 今天就這樣吧Chinese

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    a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
    • A. opaque
    • B. cosmopolitan
    • C. victimised
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