Havianas is a Brazilian brand of flip-flop sandals created by Scotsman Robert Fraser in 1962. Inspired by Japanese zōri sandals, Fraser became the first to mass-produce flip-flops out of rubber.
Hello and welcome to episode 159…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… make a day of it
Flip-flops make your toes feel like they are on vacation?
make a day of it … to spend a whole day, instead of only a few hours so that you can enjoy an activity more…to spend all day doing something fun
Instead of going to the beach for a few hours let’s stay longer.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… make a day of it
Instead of going to the beach for a few hours let’s make a day of it.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … make a day of it
After breakfast, we decided to go to the park and make a day of it.
We drove to the mountains and made a day of it once we got there.
When we got to the zoo, our children talked us into making a day of it.
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
How many days per year do you take for vacation?
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make a night of it
After dinner, we decided to make a night of it and go to the movies.
make a weekend of it
Many of the couples that attended the wedding hired babysitters and made a weekend of it.