What is the meaning of "Call it a day/night".I have heard people saying "I am calling it a day". I tried lớn find out the meaning in dictionaries, but could not. Please let me know your answers.

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The meaning of the phrase is lớn quit work and go home; lớn say that a day"s work has been completed. I"m tired. Let"s gọi it a day. The quái vật was mad because Tom called it a day at noon.

Another example:"It"s past five o"clock so let"s call it a day."

The origin of this phrase is explained as below:

The original phrase was "call it half a day", first recorded in 1838, which referred to lớn leaving one"s place of employment before the work day was over. The first recorded use of call it a day was in 1919, and of call it a night in 1938.

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Call it a day also means lớn retire from one"s profession or one"s activity.

We điện thoại tư vấn it a day when we no longer interested in what we are doing & as we feel that we have had enough.

Many players điện thoại tư vấn it a day.

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Tendulkar called it a day when he felt that he had achieved enough in his cricketing career.

The cricket umpires called it a day at 4 PM today due to bad light.

Here are two link which help the usage of the idiom.

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