Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

another day, another dollar

another dayanother dollar
Meaning(s)
1) a phrase signifying a repetitive routine; nothing out of the ordinary
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional LowSocial
    • before starting a work day people say 'another day, another dollar'
  • Analysis
    The phrase 'another day, another dollar', is an American phrase used to express that everything is routine and nothing eventful or extraordinary happened. This is usually used to talk about work or as a response to 'How was your day?'. It can also be used to joke about the working day ahead as if the worker doesn't look forward to working. It is a casual expression more likely to be used with people you know.
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. Wife: How was your day? Husband: Oh, you know...another day, another dollar.
    2. Another day another dollar Paul thought to himself as he got into the car for his commute.

  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Another day, another dollar, said John, as he began a shift at the factory.
    2. Person 1:Does anybody have any news from the weekend? Person 2: I'm afraid not it's another day another dollar around here.
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