night and day

adverb

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
Recent Examples on the Web It’s night and day from what Mayfield experienced last year with Kitchens and quarterbacks coach Ryan Lindley. Mary Kay Cabot, cleveland, "Baker Mayfield is in a much better place this Christmas, and bringing joy to Browns fans," 23 Dec. 2020 For the most part, Amazon fixed a lot of this with the 4th Gen, but it’s not a night and day difference. Jason Cipriani, CNN Underscored, "Amazon’s spherical Echo Dot lineup is as robust as it is cute," 18 Nov. 2020 In our experience, the difference between that mattress and the Tempur-Cloud was night and day. Landon Groves, chicagotribune.com, "Tempur-Cloud review: Can this luxury mattress help you sleep better?," 12 Nov. 2020 While the two were as unalike as night and day, Mr. Topping was Mr. Rosenthal’s handpicked alter-ego, as tough as the boss, but with none of his rough edges. Robert D. Mcfadden, New York Times, "Seymour Topping, Former Times Journalist and Eyewitness to History, Dies at 98," 8 Nov. 2020 Well Red, offers people something to do both night and day. Giana Han, al, "What to do during Auburn’s bye week," 6 Nov. 2020 The phone itself is awfully zippy, but not night and day compared to the previous model. Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY, "iPhone 12 and 12 Pro first impressions: It's zippier, with an amazing camera," 21 Oct. 2020 Those who are distracted by the show (which is the show’s job) imagine Republican and Democratic governments are night and day. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, "A Laptop Window on the Oligarchy," 20 Oct. 2020 Like night and day, South Houston’s running attack went from amassing 122 first-half yards to 257 second-half yards for 379 total yards on the ground. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "South Houston's surge in second half leads to rare shutout of Eagles," 17 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of night and day

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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7 Jan 2021

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“Night and day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/night%20and%20day. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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