field day

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A day of class taken away from school for a field trip
A parade day
A school day for athletic events; a sports day
A great time or a great deal to do

They went to the park and had a field day playing on the swings.

A great time or a great deal to do, at somebody else's expense

The scandal was a field day for the press.

Top-to-bottom all-hands cleaning
a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
a time of unusual pleasure and success
(military) a day for military exercises and display
a day for outdoor athletic competition
day for outdoor sports
a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering a time of unusual pleasure and success a day for outdoor athletic competition (military) a day for military exercises and display
field days
plural form of field day
field day

    Silbentrennung

    field Day

    Türkische aussprache

    fild dey

    Aussprache

    /ˈfēld ˈdā/ /ˈfiːld ˈdeɪ/

    Etymologie

    () Apparently the idiom is derived from the military use. A parade is much easier than the soldiers’ usual drilling and forced exercise.

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