Phrase of the day – Roll On

Meaning: An idiomatic phrasal verb used to express the wish that time would pass more quickly because you are looking forward to some impending event, or because the thing you are currently doing is boring/annoying/difficult, etc.

“Roll on Friday, I’m sick of answering this phone…”

“Roll on tomorrow, I get my bonus cheque!”

Pronunciation:    /rəʊlɒn/


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