one of those days


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(just) one of those days

A day in which many different things go wrong or not as desired; a frustrating or difficult day. Sorry for getting upset with you; it's been just one of those days. First the computer wouldn't turn on, then the Internet started acting up—I could tell it was going to be one of those days.
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one of those days

Also, just one of those days. A day when everything goes wrong, as in The car wouldn't start, I lost my glasses-it was one of those days. This expression was first recorded in 1936.
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one of those days

a day when several things go wrong.
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(just) one of those ˈdays

a day on which unpleasant things happen: It’s been one of those days. I lost my keys and then I fell over running for the bus.
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one of those days

A difficult or trying day.
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He told the club's website: "I was thinking it could have been one of those days where nothing goes in.
Moyes said: "We've not had many off-days this season or since before January last year, but this was just one of those days when it just didn't go well at all.
City coach Platt said: "Things like that usually even themselves out for strikers and it was just one of those days for Carlos.
"It was one of those days - but we've taken nine points from three games and that's what matters most.
WOLVES must quickly shrug off Saturday's 6-0 mauling by Southampton as "just one of those days" -according to a club legend who featured the last time they spilled six goals at Molineux.
Vazquez, who is a catcher on his Housing Authority softball team, described his actions as "just one of those days that you happen to be there at the right time."
Alan Shearer has written off yesterday's defeat by Fulham as just one of those days (writes Alan Oliver).
Moyes said: "We've not had many of these days this season or since before January last year, but this was one of those days when it just didn't go well at all.