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    the catch of the day.

    Is "the catch of the day." a common idiom? Does "catch" mean "a special item you can get like a fish"?

    30)Attention shoppers! Starting at 7:30pm, all items in the food department on level B1 will be on sale until closing time...And make sure you don't miss the catch of the day.

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    Re: the catch of the day.

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Is "the catch of the day." a common idiom? Does "catch" mean "a special item you can get like a fish"?

    30)Attention shoppers! Starting at 7:30pm, all items in the food department on level B1 will be on sale until closing time...And make sure you don't miss the catch of the day.
    It's not an idiom. "The catch of the day", in the US generally seen in restaurants, refers to the type of fish they got from their vendors that day. Sometimes fishermen get more of one type of fish. When this happens, restaurants, and shops I suppose, feature this type of fish. For example, where I live, bonita tuna are the catch of the day quite often because there are many in the nearby ocean.

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    Re: the catch of the day.

    Does it only refer to fish or extend to foods, clothes, etc? The content omitted here seems to refer to any item.

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    Re: the catch of the day.

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Does it only refer to fish or extend to foods, clothes, etc? The content omitted here seems to refer to any item.
    It is normally just fish. But It would not surprise me to find it used for other specials.

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