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having won the day (after a dispute), meaning

Posted by Lewis on June 07, 2004

In Reply to: Having won the day (after a dispute), meaning posted by Jemima on June 07, 2004

: I suppose its getting your own way after the hostilities?? any comments?

nah, it's just an old expression to say that a force has won the battle of that day. it has no forward-looking implications.