day by day


: in small amounts every day
Day by day, the situation is becoming more complex.
She felt herself growing stronger day by day.

Examples of day by day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Traffic Light Detectors Signal timing plans sound great in theory, but the flow of traffic constantly changes hour by hour and even day by day. Matt Crisara, Popular Mechanics, 8 Sep. 2023 Timeline: How the deadly wildfires took over Maui day by day But with locals like Arcangel vulnerable to the whims of a recovering city and potential newcomers aiming to take advantage of the destruction, Arcangel and her family are preparing for a tough fight ahead to keep their land. Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News, 19 Aug. 2023 Metro Detroit will see rising temperatures, day by day, said NWS White Lake meteorologist Alex Manion. Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press, 30 Aug. 2023 The latest texts have become increasingly agitated, first asking for times and places to meet; then day by day, hour by hour, more irate exclamations of frustration. Will Stephenson, Harper's Magazine, 14 Aug. 2023 Breaking down the data day by day, Wednesday, August 30, and Thursday, August 31, will be the busiest between 12 noon and 8 p.m., with the best travel times being before 7 a.m. Rachel Chang, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Aug. 2023 As crews search for hundreds of missing people, the death toll is rising day by day and a housing crisis is unfolding for survivors. Justine McDaniel and Maham Javaid, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Aug. 2023 Martin and Potter said the idea to launch the service came to them while working at the Singing Beach parking lot, and watching as weary visitors shuffled past them day by day. Globe Staff,, 29 June 2023 Not only has Biden not honored this promise, day by day, his administration seems to be moving further and further from it. Matthew Duss, The New Republic, 19 June 2023 See More

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“Day by day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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