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Ann:
Keep at Bay
Meaning:
To prevent someone / something from reaching, attacking, or affecting you.
Examples:
That kid is very problematic; I am doing my best to keep him at bay.

Eating oranges keeps colds at bay.


   
  I wish I liked oranges more!

DAS:

--- Цитата: Ann от 09 апреля 2022, 18:37:02 ---I used to use this expression very often.
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I also heard it from one of the native speakers many years ago, didn't get its meaning at first and had to look it up in the dictionary. I've been using it quite frequently ever since.

Ann:

--- Цитата: DAS от 14 декабря 2021, 23:17:22 ---Call it a Day
Meaning
To stop what you are doing because you don't want to do it anymore or you think you've done enough

Examples
I am too tired, let's call it a day
It's such good weather, let's stop working and call it a day!


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I used to use this expression very often.

DAS:
Call it a Day
Meaning

To stop what you are doing because you don't want to do it anymore or you think you've done enough

Examples

I am too tired, let's call it a day

It's such good weather, let's stop working and call it a day!

DAS:
Shoot the Breeze
Meaning

spend time chatting, useless talking or chit-chat

to discuss unimportant things or exaggerate the truth

Examples

They have spent the whole afternoon just shooting the breeze in the office.
My customers always want to shoot the breeze with me before they say what they were coming to purchase.
Instead of shooting the breeze for so long, she should get to work.

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