all\ in\ a\ day's\ work


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 that it was all in a day's work.

Compare: par for the course, put up with

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • 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

  • all\ in\ the\ 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

  • all in a day's work — If something is all in a day s work, it is nothing special …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • all in a day's work — not extra work, just part of my duties    She said, Thanks for the help. All in a day s work, he replied …   English idioms

  • all in a day's work — unusual for other people to have to do but not unusual for you. A fancy dinner with a Hollywood celebrity is all in a day s work for this reporter …   New idioms dictionary

  • all in a day's work — spoken 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 …   English dictionary

  • all in a day's work — part of someone s normal routine. → day …   English new terms dictionary

  • all in a day's work — adjective A nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment …   Wiktionary


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