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  1. beachboy's Avatar
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    Get sb through the day

    This sandwich should get me through the day.
    Can I ever say it at 2 p.m., meaning that the sandwich would really be enough for the rest of the day? Would I mean it? Or would it only be like a joke?

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    Re: Get sb through the day

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    This sandwich should get me through the day.
    Can I ever say it at 2 p.m., meaning that the sandwich would really be enough for the rest of the day? Would I mean it? Or would it only be like a joke?
    Yes, you can say that. It might be more appropriate to say "This sandwich will get me through the afternoon" or "through the rest of the day" though. The phrase can used with other parts of the day by substituting that time for "day".
    "This coffee will get me through the morning meeting."
    "Your good-night kiss will get me through the night".

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    Re: Get sb through the day

    Perfect explanation. thanks a lot

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