by night


: at night : during the night
New York by night is very different from New York by day.

Examples of by night in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The modified Dodge Charger roaming Seattle’s downtown by night has infuriated residents. Mike Baker, New York Times, 29 May 2024 Friday is also expected to be mostly sunny with temperatures in the lows in the afternoon and the 60s by night. Dan Belson, Baltimore Sun, 23 Apr. 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 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 Nestled between the bays of Marsalforn and San Blas, the warm waters are calm by day and the sunsets a spectacle by night. Anya Meyerowitz, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Apr. 2024 Kara was a reporter by day — always with her glasses on, of course — and the ultimate superhero by night — always with her cape on. Samantha Highfill,, 14 Mar. 2024 Inspired by night markets across Asia, a variety of organizations are putting on a version here with street food, music, dancing and a talent show. Jared Kaufman, Twin Cities, 6 Apr. 2024 Penn State clinched the team title and had 148 points by night’s end Friday. Maddie Hartley, Kansas City Star, 23 Mar. 2024

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“By night.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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