by day


: during the day : in daylight
She's a student by day and a waitress at night.
The area looks a lot nicer by day.

Examples of by day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fifth-floor saltwater infinity pool overlooking Waikiki Beach offers daybeds and private cabanas by day, and at night, SWELL features poolside live local music, appetizers, and cocktails. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 2 June 2024 My favorite new cookie of the season, though, is the sesame seed and chocolate chunk cookie at Pan Pan Vino Vino, a bakery by day, wine bar by night that opened in Greenpoint in February. Becky Hughes, New York Times, 23 May 2024 Playing Simon, a successful makeup artist by day and rising drag star by night, lipsynching to Abba and Donna Summer with willowy old-school glamour and more hair-tossing than Charlie’s Angels, Théodore Pellerin is a captivating presence, alive with raw feeling. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 May 2024 Other Round 1 arcade prices Prices for Round 1 karaoke, party room and billiards also vary by day and time. Tiffany Acosta, The Arizona Republic, 15 May 2024 Indeed, although all four members no longer work in music by day, they get recognized just enough to confirm there’s still interest from fans in seeing the Plan play again. Jonathan Cohen, SPIN, 14 May 2024 In theaters May 17 05 of 31 The Strangers: Chapter One Car trouble forces a cute young couple (Riverdale's Madelaine Petsch and Teen Wolf's Froy Gutierrez) to spend the night at a remote cabin in a small town, which is eerie by day and downright frightening at night. Eric Andersson, Peoplemag, 4 May 2024 In Season 1, during Ramadan, Ramy (played by Youssef) fasts by day and enjoys an iftar at a mosque at night. Jennifer Wilson, The New Yorker, 29 Apr. 2024 Running from June 1 to 19, the 19-day adventure will allow petrolheads to drive a Porsche rally car across the continent’s punishing terrain by day and luxuriate in high-end hotels by night. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 25 Apr. 2024

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“By day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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