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it's not my day | it's one of those days

This page is about the conversational phrase it's not my day | it's one of those days

Meaning

You can say this if you're having a bad day and lots of things are going wrong.

For example

  • "I had a flat tyre, and now I've lost my phone. It's not my day, is it?"

  • "It's been one those days, I'm afraid. Nothing's gone right."

Note:
Also "it's just not my day" and "it's just one of those days"

Quick Quiz

If someone says "It's not my day" or "It's one of those days", they're having

a. a terrific day

b. a terrible day

c. a normal day

Contributor: Matt Errey