night and day


Definition of night and day

: all the time : continually

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Examples of night and day in a Sentence

night and day she reminded him that if it weren't for her, he'd be a nobody

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To Sellen, however, the difference is night and day. Zachary Lewis,, "Cleveland Orchestra program book editor Eric Sellen relishes role as musical liaison," 13 June 2019 Both hemispheres share the sun’s rays equally at the equinox, and night and day are roughly the same length. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, "What Exactly Is the Spring Equinox?," 19 Mar. 2019 Despite being a fabricated pop act, Munch’s proved durable, tireless, performing seven days a week, night and day. Christopher Borrelli,, "The rise and fall of the Chuck E. Cheese animatronic band," 9 Feb. 2018 No doubt there will be many more see-through moments to come, night and day—watch this space. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Emily Ratajkowski Turns a Common Wardrobe Malfunction Into a Sizzling Win," 18 Sep. 2018 Vo’s gorgeous black-and white drawings repeat and invert, revealing a stark world of night and day and night. Marisha Pessl, New York Times, "Screams. Tears. Meltdowns. New Picture Books Let Bad Behavior Fly, With Just a Bit of Advice," 6 June 2018 The first day of spring is determined by the vernal equinox, which is when the sun crosses over plane of the earth’s equator, making night and day approximately equal lengths all over the world. Alix Langone, Time, "When Is the First Day of Spring 2018? 4 Things to Know About the Equinox," 18 Mar. 2018 Every night and day is opened with a reading from the Bible and a silent prayer. Kim Woodard Osterholzer, WSJ, "Faith and Family Among the Amish," 14 June 2018 That dream came true recently when Dream Tacos TX opened at 3773 Richmond – a bright, festive look at the food that keeps Houston fueled night and day. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "First look: Dream Tacos TX," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of night and day

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of night and day was before the 12th century

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