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day's-work

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  • Day's work — Day Day (d[=a]), n. [OE. day, dai, dei, AS. d[ae]g; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags; cf. Skr. dah (for dhagh ?) to burn. [root]69. Cf. {Dawn}.] 1. The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • day's work — noun 1. : the amount of work during one day prescribed or required on a given job : the legal amount of work in terms of hours as governed by statute or by agreement 2. : the reckoning and observations made for 24 hours from noon to noon to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • day's work — The number of hours, as prescribed by statute, constituting a lawful day s work, unless otherwise agreed by the parties. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab § 780. Such statutes are to be distinguished from those which limit absolutely the length of a working day …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • day's work — Cockney Rhyming Slang 100 …   English dialects glossary

  • Operation Day's Work — is a charity program based on volunteering by high school students in Sweden to honor the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Dag Hammarskjöld [1]. The concept is for the schools to allow the students to leave their high school and… …   Wikipedia

  • all in a day's work — or[all in the day s work] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Unpleasant or bad but to be expected; not harder than usual; not unusual. * /Keeping ants away from a picnic lunch is all in the day s work./ * /When the car had a flat tire, Father said that it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all in a day's work — or[all in the day s work] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Unpleasant or bad but to be expected; not harder than usual; not unusual. * /Keeping ants away from a picnic lunch is all in the day s work./ * /When the car had a flat tire, Father said that it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all in a day's work — all in a day’s work spoken phrase used for saying that you are willing to do something or are able to deal with it because it is part of your normal job or activities ‘Thanks so much for helping.’ ‘It was nothing – all in a day’s work.’ Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Last Day of Work — Infobox Company name = Last Day of Work company type = Private foundation = 2002 location city = San Francisco, California location country = United States key people = Arthur Humphrey (Founder and Lead Designer), Carla Humphrey (Co founder and… …   Wikipedia

  • all\ in\ a\ day's\ work — • all in a day s work • all in the day s work adj. phr. informal Unpleasant or bad but to be expected; not harder than usual; not unusual. Keeping ants away from a picnic lunch is all in the day s work. When the car had a flat tire, Father said… …   Словарь американских идиом

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