English Idioms – Call it a day

Idiom: Call it a day.

Meaning: To stop working on something.

I’m tired of working. Time to call it a day.

Billy, you’ve been studying all afternoon. Time to call it a day.

Let me finish this last paragraph and I’ll call it a day.

Should we call it a day, or work another hour to finish drafting the proposal?

The rehearsal went late into the evening. We didn’t call it a day until around 10:30 in the evening.

There’s no way I’m going to finish my report this evening so I may as well call it a day and continue working in the morning.

Okay class, even though it’s a few minutes early let’s call it a day. I’ll see you next Thursday.

After these last two questions, we will call it a day and reconvene tomorrow morning at 8 am.

I had to call it a day with our cleaning service because I received many complaints from tenants.

I got stuck in traffic and by the time I arrived at the meeting everyone had already called it a day and gone home.

I’m tired of travelling around the world for work. I think it’s time I called it a day and found a domestic job.

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