by the day


: as each day passes
things are getting better by the day.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Marcus Samuelsson is becoming more prolific by the day. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 21 Mar. 2023 As the prospect of peace negotiations recedes by the day, what should Israel do about its military occupation of East Jerusalem and the West Bank, home to more than 3 million Palestinians? Shira Rubin, Washington Post, 15 Feb. 2023 But the phenomenon is becoming less rare by the day. Jane Thier, Fortune, 5 Feb. 2023 Qatar bristled under the pressure, even pushing FIFA’s president, Gianni Infantino, a man who seemingly becomes more of a Bond villain by the day, to do one of the most embarrassing press conferences in global history. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 15 Dec. 2022 The margin between Fetterman and Oz is getting tighter by the day, according to FiveThirtyEight's polling average, with the two candidates separated by just 0.4 percentage points. Alexandra Hutzler, ABC News, 5 Nov. 2022 Inside the city of Kherson, residents said the situation grew more dire by the day. Marc Santora,, 1 Nov. 2022 Reid says she was stripped of her supervisory role and watched Telles grow more dictatorial and erratic by the day, at one point becoming concerned for the safety of staff. John L. Smith, Rolling Stone, 23 Sep. 2022 Administration concerns grow by the day that time is running short to revive the Iran nuclear deal and over China’s saber-rattling on Taiwan. Aamer Madhani, Chicago Tribune, 21 Sep. 2022 See More

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“By the day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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