in this day and age

idiom

: at the present time in history : nowadays
Computers are essential to getting work done in this day and age.
It's unbelievable that in this day and age people are still dying from hunger.

Examples of in this day and age in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This past month, the women’s NCAA Tournament was the top show in sports, with the women’s title game drawing four million more viewers — a massive delta in this day and age — over the men’s title game. Dieter Kurtenbach, The Mercury News, 10 Apr. 2024 Also, given the value placed on information transparency in this day and age, going a step further to ensure that ESG/sustainability reports are verified by independent third-party auditors or consultants will go a long way in building trust and credibility with stakeholders. Oludolapo Makinde, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2024 The Ravens were unselfish and that is difficult to accomplish in this day and age. Mike Preston, Baltimore Sun, 31 Jan. 2024 Truly, in this day and age, virtually anything terrible that occurs is either because of a bad app or Donald Trump. Gail Collins, The Mercury News, 21 Jan. 2024 And the idea of arranging for your photo to be taken alone feels, in this day and age, feels…something. Megan Angelo, Vogue, 8 Jan. 2024 And, in this day and age, things do become very politicized very easily. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 17 Nov. 2023 And even there, in this day and age, there are numerous ways to replace the missing substances. Katharina Menne, Scientific American, 25 Oct. 2023 None of them seem too far-fetched or far away from production, and some of these concepts were even genuine surprises, which is extremely rare in this day and age, especially at an auto show. Daniel Golson, The Verge, 27 Oct. 2023

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“In this day and age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20this%20day%20and%20age. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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