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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - 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.
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.
EDDIE FERNS hopes Rangers have an off-day as bottom-of-the-table Alloa prepare to lock horns with the leaders.
O'Rourke was keen to caution that Louth had just beaten Laois on an off-day for the O'Moore County.
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.
It was one of those games where nobody really got going and although you can carry a couple of players having an off-day, you can't do anything when it's eight or nine.
Also, starting with the first off-day of periodic rest there should be a break for at least 36 hours.
He said: "Llandudno have been the best side in the league for a while and it is all about catching them on an off-day.
ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2011 (Frontier Star): National Disaster Management Authority's (NDMA) employees including its chairman have been performing duties continuously without any off-day even during Eid since August 10 this year.
Summary: Riyadh, Rabi Al-Awwal 19, 1432 H/Feb 22, 2011, SPA -- The Deputy Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has instructed that Saturday next will be an official off-day all over the Kingdom.
Major League Baseball has condensed the scheduling format for the 2010 League Championship Series by eliminating the off-day in between Games Four and Five of each series, Baseball Commissioner Allan H.
When their heroes win, the world is their oyster and when they lose it is because of an explicable off-day.