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What does "That'll be the day" mean?



 
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What does "That'll be the day" mean? #1 (permalink) Thu Aug 25, 2005 19:55 pm   What does "That'll be the day" mean?
 

Test No. incompl/elem-34 "Responses (7)", question 9

Frank: 'I hear that the Government is going to abolish income tax.'
Jill: '.........'

(a) That is the day!
(b) That could be the day!
(c) That may be the day!
(d) That'll be the day!

Test No. incompl/elem-34 "Responses (7)", answer 9

Frank: 'I hear that the Government is going to abolish income tax.'
Jill: 'That'll be the day!'

Correct answer: (d) That'll be the day!

Your answer was: incorrect
Frank: 'I hear that the Government is going to abolish income tax.'
Jill: 'That is the day!'
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What does "That'll be the day" means?

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That'll be the day #2 (permalink) Thu Aug 25, 2005 20:42 pm   That'll be the day
 

Hi,

This means that you do not believe that day will ever come. In other words you are being sarcastic.

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What does "That'll be the day" means? #3 (permalink) Thu May 24, 2007 11:51 am   What does "That'll be the day" means?
 

what does it mean by "sarcastic"?
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What does "That'll be the day" means? #4 (permalink) Thu May 24, 2007 14:17 pm   What does "That'll be the day" means?
 

seanmen wrote:
what does it mean by "sarcastic"?

Here is a simple and concise definition.
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What does "That'll be the day" means? #5 (permalink) Thu May 24, 2007 14:31 pm   What does "That'll be the day" means?
 

A like phrase is "...and pigs might fly..." or "...when pigs fly."

When someone uses one of these phrases, he or she means to convey the unlikelihood of something happening.

George: Evelyn, you're going to be CEO someday!
Evelyn: Yeah, right, and pigs might fly.

OR

Evelyn: Yeah, that'll be the day.
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What does "That'll be the day" means? #6 (permalink) Fri May 25, 2007 1:02 am   What does "That'll be the day" means?
 

Thank you guys.
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What does "That'll be the day" mean? #7 (permalink) Wed Dec 23, 2009 15:27 pm   What does "That'll be the day" mean?
 

Hi,
Can somebody tell me what's a CEO?

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What does "That'll be the day" mean? #8 (permalink) Wed Dec 23, 2009 20:20 pm   What does "That'll be the day" mean?
 

hi,
Sorry, I could have said:"Can anybody tell me what's a CEO?".

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What does "That'll be the day" mean? #9 (permalink) Wed Dec 23, 2009 20:31 pm   What does "That'll be the day" mean?
 

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What does "That'll be the day" mean? #10 (permalink) Wed Dec 23, 2009 21:35 pm   What does "That'll be the day" mean?
 

Thank you Kitosdad

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What does "That'll be the day" mean? #11 (permalink) Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:29 am   What does "That'll be the day" mean?
 

Hi,I have a doubt :I have chosen "that may be the day" because " that'll " I thought is not possible to make an apostrophe.How should I pronunce That'll?I am struggling but I have no idea.
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What does "That'll be the day" mean? #12 (permalink) Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:44 am   What does "That'll be the day" mean?
 

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Hi,

Your contraction of 'that will' is fine and is pronounced and used as follows:

That'll be the day,

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What does "That'll be the day" mean? #13 (permalink) Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:31 am   What does "That'll be the day" mean?
 

What is the meaning of " to be an odd choice for a messiah" ?
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