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his day in the sun #1 (permalink) Wed Dec 29, 2010 21:16 pm   his day in the sun
 

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ESL/EFL Test #329 "English Slang Idioms (50)", question 9

He was OK with the fact that his wife received her promotion before he got one. He was a good employee and knew that he would have his day in the ..........

(a) hay
(b) news
(c) sun
(d) chips

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #329 "English Slang Idioms (50)", answer 9

He was OK with the fact that his wife received her promotion before he got one. He was a good employee and knew that he would have his day in the sun.

Correct answer: (c) sun
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his day in the sun =his place in the sun /synonym/

It means the person reaches a position which provides him wealth and happiness or whatever he have been hoping in the life. Am I right?
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his day in the sun #2 (permalink) Wed Dec 29, 2010 23:53 pm   his day in the sun
 

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