Beach volleyball grew in popularity in the United States during the Great Depression in the 1930s as it was an inexpensive activity. The sport also began to appear in Europe during this time.
Hello and welcome to episode 160…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… someone’s place in the sun
Life’s a trip. Plan your next vacation.
someone’s place in the sun … a job or situation that makes you happy and that provides you with all the money and things that you want…a very good, successful or desirable position
My sister found a desirable position at her new job.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… someone’s place in the sun
My sister found her place in the sun at her new job.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … someone’s place in the sun
The musician’s career struggled many years before he earned his place in the sun.
We’ve worked hard for our place in the sun. Now it’s time to retire.
For many years minorities were denied their place in the sun.
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
How important is it to take a vacation?
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