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If you are overcharged or underpaid, it is a daylight robbery; open, unfair and hard to prevent. Rip-off has a similar meaning.
Day in, day out
If you have to do something very day or for a long time, particularly if it is boring, you have to do it day in, day out.
Day in the sun
If you have your day in the sun, you get attention and are appreciated.
If you save something, especially money, for a rainy day, you save it for some possible problem or trouble in the future.
From 'Robinson Crusoe', a 'Man Friday' refers to an assistant or companion, usually a capable one. The common feminine equivalent is 'Girl Friday'. (Also, 'right-hand man'. )
Dog days are very hot summer days.
A girl Friday is a female employee who assists someone without any specific duties.
Make my day
If something makes your day, it satisfies you or makes you happy.
Rue the day
This means that the person will one day bitterly regret what they have done.
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