rule the day(redirected from ruled the day)
rule the day
To have widespread dominance over thinking or behavior. A: "What, do you want anarchy to rule the day?" B: "I'm talking about one law being unjust—don't be so dramatic." Fear ruled the day after news broke of the attack at the embassy.
See also: rule
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