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ONE OF THESE DAYS means possibly sometime in the future; sooner or later; one day; some day. It is used to express a belief that something will happen at some indeterminate unspecified time in the future.

"One of these days I will get around to fixing that leak."
"One of these days, we're going to run these crooked politicians out of town."

In general terms "these" implies something immediate or close to hand. However, this idiom often implies a lack of strong will to actually chose a day and do the stated thing.

"We'll come and see you one of these days." (a vague intention)

When spoken by a serial procrastinator, should be interpreted as a euphemism for "never" (and that the speaker knows that even when saying it).

"One of these days I'll fix the squeaking door." (The truth of the matter is that I'll fix it when pigs fly. Someone else may fix it sooner, but I'll never fix it.) 

It can have a sinister ring to it; the overtones of threatening or warning. You have one more chance and then it happens.

"One of these days I'm walking away." (I'm fed up with your shit, you have one more chance and I'm gone.)

It can refer to something that might happen in some situation like this one before a long time has passed. 

"This kid will get into serious trouble one of these days." 
"One of these days, someone is going to steal your wallet if you don't take better care of it."

It can express hope or willingness; one's looking forward to something they want to believe will happen eventually.

 "One of these days she'll realize that she loves me."

(JUST) ONE OF THOSE DAYS means a day when everything goes wrong or not as desired; a frustrating or difficult day. 

"First the computer wouldn't turn on, then the Internet started acting up—I could tell it was going to be one of those days."

It is often used to apologize for one's behavior. Sorry, just a bad day.

"I'm sorry I was rude earlier. I'm just having one of those days."
"Sorry for getting upset with you; it's been just one of those days."

This expression was first recorded in 1936.

 "The car wouldn't start, lost my glasses, missed the bus and it splashed mud all over me, then I tripped and fell into a puddle; guess it's just one of those days."

It can also be used without any negative connotations sometimes.

"It was one of those days when it was so hot that you could hear the corn grow." 

Have you ever had one of those days?


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