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Call It a Day

The English idiom to call it a day means to stop what you are doingor to quit. For example:

I am tired of working on this project. Let’s
call it a day.
How about we
call it a day at noon?
Some people wonder when the president of the international soccer federation will
call it a day.

As you can see from the examples above,
calling it a day can mean stopping what you are doing for the remainder of the day as well as for forever.
The following AlJazeera video is entitled
California Governator calls it a day and refers to when Arnold Schwarzenegger called it a day in 2011.

California 'Governator' calls it a day von aljazeeraenglish

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