a month of Sundays

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - a month of Sundays

"a month of Sundays"

a very long time or never


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - a month of Sundays

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  The boss wants us to find correlations between the first and second quarter accounting outputs.

Colleague 2:  There are over ten thousand line items. Finding correlations is going to take a month of Sundays.

Colleague 1:  Well, what can we do. It is what the boss wants. Perhaps we can finish in six months or so.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - a month of Sundays

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  My ex-boyfriend wants to date me again.

Friend 2:  And will you date him again?

Friend 1:  Not in a month of Sundays. He broke my heart last time and I will never forget that. I will never date him again.

a month of Sundays - Usage:


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a month of Sundays - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for a month of Sundays.

a month of Sundays - Examples:

1)  ... divulge their sources because we're never going to do that in a month of Sundays and he knows that.

2)  And finding unanimity may take a month of Sundays.

3)  It would take a month of Sundays to enumerate the veritable plethora of faith-based and church-based agencies and enterprises around the world.

4)  ... wouldn't jump around on his own in a month of Sundays. He's stop at something and have a look. 

5)  ... to supply the entire area with water, but it had been a month of Sundays since he opened his gates to them.

6)  The season is over. It felt like a month of Sundays for a while, with all that time off.

7)  ... the fact that those promises that he indeed made will never in a month of Sundays come to any fruition.

8)  Who would have ever thought we would in a month of Sundays get invited to do a Bond theme?

9)  ... it's something that you wouldn't consider doing in a month of Sundays.

10)  ... a single day can be crammed with more mostly unsavoury happenings than a month of Sundays.

11)  It would take a tax accountant a month of Sundays to track the intricate related-party transactions of ...

12)  ... but I said I wasn't going to wear tight nylon in a month of Sundays and he gave me a funny look.

13)  Sitting down wasn't too bad, but it took a month of Sundays to get back up again. Josie's arthritic knee and ...

14)  ... our garbage removal. However, I believe it would be a month of Sundays before anyone could convince the city to pick up every bit of litter on my ...

15)  ... enough tea to keep a small to medium sized family watered for a month of Sundays. So I was certainly happy.

16)  ... long before she passed on her recipe and method. It took a month of Sundays, literally, before we got them as good as hers but I remember, ...

17)  ... is the vast range of unlockables that will take a month of Sundays to fully obtain. 

18)  Jay wouldn't come with me in a month of Sundays.

19)  ... the Fund however takes a month of Sundays to approve such payments, ie if indeed the insuree/insurer's claims are honoured by ...

20)  ... normally some obscure term or condition that can't be met in a month of Sundays.