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order of the day

something necessary or usual at a certain time. Warm clothes are the order of the day when camping in the winter. Going to bed early was the order of the day when we were young.
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Now, the order of the day is either to inform or to entertain.
Multi-dimensional graphics, presented with increasing degrees of sophistication and skill, will be the order of the day and the challenge to the voice of the company.
Retrenchment against affirmative action has become the order of the day even though, as the Texaco case made clear, corporate racism is alive and well For too many, more work has brought fewer rewards, and professional life has come to resemble the hell described by Du Bois-- or at best a demoralizing purgatory.
Although they will not replace Windows, co-existence will be the order of the day," said Laura DiDio, Yankee Group analyst and Research Fellow.
Javits Center with the debate the first order of the day.
Blue House Live's'' producer, also is responsible for the touring ``Sesame Street Live'' and ``Dragon Tales Live'' - shows in which costumes, not puppets, are the order of the day.
Except for a handful of works, live music - beautifully played - was the order of the day.
Racial bean counting has become the order of the day," says Errol Smith, an African-American who co-owns and operates Building Maintenance of America in Los Angeles.
In this show eclecticism and irony are the order of the day, the unmistakeable tools of the post-Modernist, and also age-old hallmarks of traditional Native American art.
According to Applications Manager Brad Stewart, "Without MRP, expediting was the order of the day, every day.
Once again, shopping is the order of the day, but with a new twist.
Kids were definitely the order of the day, as Cindy Crawford arrived with her young son, Presley, in tow.
A barker's voice directed the chichi art crowd to each installation, and novel feats of derring-do--one after another--became the order of the day.
Meeting community needs is the order of the day for The Timberland Company, embarking on its 8th annual global "Serv-a-palooza," a worldwide community service initiative on Thursday, September 22nd.
Robert Duvall's ``Assassination Tango'' is about deadly intrigue in Argentina, Matt Dillon's ``City of Ghosts'' uncovers risky intrigue in Cambodia, and now John Malkovich's ``The Dancer Upstairs'' takes us to an unnamed South American nation where, yep, deadliness and intrigue are the order of the day.
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