The third Sunday in June set aside especially to honor fathers whether living or dead.
The children gave nice presents to their father on Father's Day.
Rome wasn't built in a day
Great things are not accomplished overnight; great deeds take a long time. A proverb.
A takes a long time to write a successful novel, but don't worry; Rome wasn't built in a day, as the saying goes.
a day late and a dollar short
Днем позже и на доллар меньше - о чем-то чего слишком мало, и это случилось слишком поздно.
The government's attempts at reform were a day late and a dollar short.
Попытки реформы со стороны правительства были слишком незначительными и запоздалыми.
all day long
all week long
all month long
all year long
The entire day, week, month, year.
I've been working on my income tax forms all day long. I've hardly had time to eat.
It's been raining all week long. We haven't seen the sun since last Monday.
all in a day's work
all in the day's work
Unpleasant or bad but to be expected; not harder than usual; not unusual.
Что-то неприятное, но чего можно было ожидать или от чего можно легко избавиться.
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.
Oh, don’t worry, it was all in a day’s work.
О, не переживай, это был пустяк, не проблема.
beat the --- out of
lick the --- out of
whale the --- out of
knock the --- out of
knock the tar out of
beat the living daylights out of
To beat hard; give a bad beating to. Used with several words after the, as daylights, living daylights, tar.
The big kid told Charlie that he would beat the daylights out of him if Charlie came in his yard again.
beat the holiday blues
Прогнать праздничную хандру.
Jane always says that helping others is a great way to beat the holiday blues.
Джейн всегда говорит, что помощь другим - отличный способ прогнать праздничную хандру.
best bib and tucker
sunday go-to-meeting clothes
dress like a million dollars
dressed like a peacock
Best clothes or outfit of clothing.
The cowboy got all dressed up in his best bib and tucker to go to the dance.
Mary went to the party in her Sunday best and made a hit with the boys.