Word Of The Day-26/8/14


WORD OF THE DAY


HAVOC(noun)

Meaning:
Great destruction or devastation; ruinous damage.
Great confusion or disorder.

Usage:
The hurricane ripped through Florida causing havoc.
Many people fear that if children weren’t at school they be wreaking havoc in the streets all day.
The disease can play havoc with the body’s immune system.


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


CALL IT A DAY

Meaning:
To quit work and go home; to say that a day’s work has been completed.
To stop some activity.

Usage:
Let’s call it a day. I’m too tired to continue working.
We can’t continue working without Mike, so let’s call it a day.
All professional athletes know they will reach a point when they have to call it a day.

A: “How much more work do we have for tonight?”
B: “I think we finished everything for the day.”
A: “Good. Let’s call it a day then.”

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