name the day

name the day

To specify the date that something important will happen. The term is most often used when setting a wedding date. We need to name the day soon so everyone can make plans to come to the wedding.
See also: name

name the day

Fix the date for a wedding, as in Her parents pressed her to name the day. This expression was first recorded in 1766. However, similar usages for specifying a time, such as name the time, date from the late 1500s.
See also: name

name the ˈday

choose the date for a wedding: They are engaged but they haven’t named the day yet.
See also: name
References in classic literature ?
Elton was growing impatient to name the day, and settle with Mr.
Collins's long speeches would allow, everything was settled between them to the satisfaction of both; and as they entered the house he earnestly entreated her to name the day that was to make him the happiest of men; and though such a solicitation must be waived for the present, the lady felt no inclination to trifle with his happiness.
Bardell fainted away on the morning in July, because Pickwick asked her to name the day: knew that she (witness) fainted away stone dead when Mr.
It is your right to name the day, but you have no serious business to provide for, and I have."
Have you ever had a dream A dream you never want to end Of bygone carefree days Some you cannot comprehend Your first day at school When you felt so alone Mom waited by school gate To take you safely home School days are soon over Big wide world to explore You say "Goodbye" to friends You may see no more You go on your first date Experience your first kiss Suddenly life is wonderful Your world full of bliss You've fallen in love Decide to name the day Now those infant years Seem so far away Your first child is born A memory to treasure Baby's first tiny steps Gave you so much pleasure As the years go by Each and everyone Do you ever stop and think "The Years", where have they gone.
Why do children think that their mother only became a person the day she married their father or the husband think that his wife only had a name the day she married.
He said they both want a private wedding when they name the day, "not a big fancy one".
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS: P A L E S O P S P E N L I O N T A I L A K A E R S T A T T O R N E Y A S S I S T O B I C H U R N P I C T M A J E U R E S O L E O L E T E A S E W A X A B E L D I S T A N T N A P E S Y L P H A P T E Y E L E T G R I D I R O N H I V E O U R T A L C U S E S D E E H Y D E B A R T WEETHINKER: Across: 1 Argo; 4 Hindi; 7 Mitre; 8 Tempo; 9 Camel; 10 Name the day; 14 Setter; 16 League; 17 Mayonnaise; 22 Abets; 23 Scent; 25 Elect; 26 Braid; 27 Card.
Come on Brown, name the day. I cannot wait to vote!
He said: "I'm a massive Beatles fan so I'm honoured they decided to name the day Beat-les day after me.
With the leadership issue at the forefront of the news agenda this week, Hills are also betting on when the PM will name the day he intends to step down.
PRIME Minister Tony Blair yesterday defied critics who want him to name the day for stepping down, with No 10 outlining a packed agenda on domestic policy, Northern Ireland and the Middle East.
The couple have yet to name the day but Carolyn said: "one thing's for sure - we're going to get married above ground."
Across: 1 Game; 4 Pedal; 7 Manna; 8 Sepia; 9 Rotor; 10 Intolerant; 14 Health; 16 Gravel; 17 Name the day; 22 Basil; 23 Rabbi; 25 Elite; 26 Elder; 27 Page.
The couple have yet to name the day but Carolyn said: "one thing's for sure, we're going to get married above ground."