off-day


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Noun1.off-day - a day when things go poorly; "I guess this is one of my off-days"
day - some point or period in time; "it should arrive any day now"; "after that day she never trusted him again"; "those were the days"; "these days it is not unusual"
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The cellars were filled with burgundy then, the kennels with hounds, and the stables with gallant hunters; now, such horses as Queen's Crawley possessed went to plough, or ran in the Trafalgar Coach; and it was with a team of these very horses, on an off-day, that Miss Sharp was brought to the Hall; for boor as he was, Sir Pitt was a stickler for his dignity while at home, and seldom drove out but with four horses, and though he dined off boiled mutton, had always three footmen to serve it.
Happy New Hijri year, praying to Allah to give His blessing, compassion and tolerance upon all Egyptians and our Islamic and Arab nation, Happy many returns." First Lady Entisar al-Sisi wished all Egyptian a happy new Hijri year, saying "Together, we celebrate a beginning of a new Hijri year, an occasion in which noble humanitarian principles were laid down in peace, love and brotherhood.Happy many returns to all Egyptians." The Egyptian government has announced that Sunday is an off-day for the Islamic New Year, instead of Saturday, which is a normal official off-day.
About the Cubs: The Cubs (46-42) huffed and puffed their way home to a welcome and rare off-day Friday after dropping three of four at Pittsburgh.
It was a bad day for him to have an off-day - at Manchester United away - because everyone picks up on it straight away.
At the time of its independence, the weekly off-day was Sunday.
A spokesman for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said on Sunday that returning officers performed their duties even on weekly off-day to receive nomination papers from candidates.
Now all SDPOs and SHOs of Cantt division will enjoy a weekly off-day from coming Monday, city police spokesman Syed Raza said.
ALLOWANCES SOUGHT: Wapda hydropower workers union has expressed concern over nonpayment of arrears of travel allowance and off-day wages due to insufficient budget for increased nine sub-divisions.
"All they need is to have one off-day and there'll be a lot of teams looking to meet them on that off-day.
EDDIE FERNS hopes Rangers have an off-day as bottom-of-the-table Alloa prepare to lock horns with the leaders.
I hope they have an off-day. Confidence will be higher and they have got a good squad.
Pursuing the story about the three young Canadians who became mixed up with an arm of al-Qaeda, Adrienne Arsenault spends an off-day at the beach in Mauritania, where the Sahara meets the Atlantic, and sees a whole different world.