at all hours


: at any time of day
They serve breakfast at all hours.

Examples of at all hours in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new arrivals to Massachusetts — many of whom are fleeing political strife, street violence, and economic collapse — are turning up at Logan Airport, South Station, hospitals, and community intake centers at all hours. Samantha J. Gross,, 8 June 2023 Their case managers have been laid off, and people from the street continue to enter the building at all hours to use the bathrooms, sleep, use drugs or buy contraband. Liam Dillon, Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2023 The front lines are much closer to home, in conflicts kicked off by Trump supporters in school board meetings, outside public libraries, and constantly—at all hours—on the phone in your pocket. Melissa Gira Grant, The New Republic, 14 June 2023 These days, the site is crowded at all hours and the weather is unpredictable. Stefanie Waldek, Travel + Leisure, 13 June 2023 Since that day, people have been stopping by at all hours to gawk at and touch three massive steel sculptures that appeared without warning on the desert landscape, thanks to the generosity and whimsy of multimillionaire Dennis Avery. J. Harry Jones, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Apr. 2023 Peña wore fingerless gloves at all hours and spoke in baby talk. Globe Staff,, 25 July 2022 Officials said there is a core group of protesters remaining in Ottawa, The Washington Post reports, and many are honking their horns at all hours and blocking businesses. Catherine Garcia, The Week, 3 Feb. 2022 While Biden has directed the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to move to 24/7 operations, the ports can't yet work round the clock because importers don't have enough drivers to move their cargo at all hours. Paul Leblanc, CNN, 21 Oct. 2021

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“At all hours.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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