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    Cool "call it the night"?

    Hi there,
    Can we say:"Let's call it a night?" like we say:"Let's call it a day"?
    I mean, I know the last one means: finish the day/stop working, but what does the first one mean?
    Thanks
    April

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    Re: "call it the night"?

    Quote Originally Posted by April2804 View Post
    Hi there,
    Can we say:"Let's call it a night?" like we say:"Let's call it a day"?
    I mean, I know the last one means: finish the day/stop working, but what does the first one mean?
    Thanks
    April
    If the activity was/is during the evening/night, it is perfectly OK to say "let's call it a night".

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    Re: "call it the night"?

    In addition to what billmcd said, "call it a night," can also mean to "retire for the evening" (which means to go to bed/sleep).

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    Debra
    Teaching ESL to Adults

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