call it a day : Idioms in English

call it a day

to stop a task, go home or go to bed.
Usage:
Although the skiff lost at sea had not been found, the search and rescue party called it a day in view of the gathering storm.

call it a day Meaning(s)

  • (v) stop doing what one is doing

call it a day in News

  • Cricket-Ponting to retire from all cricket later this year

    * Ponting to call it a day after Champions League in October * Former Australia captain looking forward to 'more normal life' (Adds details, background, quotes) LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting will retire from all cricket after playing in the Champions League in October, he said on Thursday. Ponting, 38, who announced his retirement from international cricket ...
    on June 20, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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