days on end


: several or many days in a row
Sometimes they didn't speak to each other for days on end.

Examples of days on end in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In his memoir, Paul describes the deep trauma of having a mother who struggled with drug addiction and sometimes wouldn’t return home for days on end. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 21 Nov. 2023 Know your temperature retention needs While all of the travel mugs on this list feature excellent temperature retention properties, some take it a step further, keeping iced beverages cold for days on end and hot beverages steaming for an entire afternoon. Sophie Dodd, Travel + Leisure, 24 Aug. 2023 Their love life is presented in coy montages — one of a housekeeper leaving trays outside their bedroom door for days on end, another of them taking playfully risqué Polaroids of each other. Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, 1 Nov. 2023 There’s no question that cars parked in the same spot for days on end can be a nuisance and that vehicles that are actually abandoned can be a blight on a neighborhood. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Oct. 2023 But then the blackouts started—power cutting out for days on end. Niamh Rowe, WIRED, 16 Oct. 2023 His mother Minerva struggled with drug addiction and often wouldn't come home for days on end. Janine Rubenstein, Peoplemag, 12 Oct. 2023 Located in the heart of the island, visitors to this National Park will remain busy for days on end. Josh Laskin, Travel + Leisure, 1 Sep. 2023 But what has made recent months so punishing is the relentlessness of it all, as the conditions have dragged on for days on end and the volume of excessive heat warnings has broken records. Rick Rojas,, 19 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Days on end.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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