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
Recent Examples on the Web High on Pervitin, German tank and artillery drivers covered ground night and day, almost without stopping. Peter Andreas, Time, "How Methamphetamine Became a Key Part of Nazi Military Strategy," 7 Jan. 2020 The sophomore quarterback threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns on 19 of 31 passing in the win Fields’ night mirrored that of the team with the play of the Buckeyes being night and day in the two halves. Stephen Means, cleveland, "Grading quarterback Justin Fields’ performance in the Big Ten Championship Game," 8 Dec. 2019 The comparison between the current play-calling and what was occurring in September and early October is night and day. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan football in a groove heading into Ohio State game: 'Every team can be beat'," 23 Nov. 2019 Since then, the investment performance of these two funds are night and day. Ben Carlson, Fortune, "‘Performance Chasing’—and Why it Can Be Perilous For Your Portfolio," 29 Sep. 2019 The difference is night and day: Cold-water eggs show nearly nine times more large flaws and double the number of small flaws. J. Kenji López-alt, New York Times, "How to Boil the Perfect Egg," 23 Sep. 2019 They’re as different as night and day — except when Ash starts talking grudges. Nina Metz,, "‘Superstore’ star Lauren Ash oversharing — often hilariously — with actors on her new podcast," 20 Nov. 2019 That starts on the defensive end where the production is night and day from 2018. Stephen Means, cleveland, "How Ohio State football’s defensive line is helping its secondary cause turnovers," 30 Sep. 2019 The defense has looked night and day in comparison to 2018 with defensive end Chase Young leading the way. Stephen Means,, "What does Ohio State football need to do to keep winning this season?," 9 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of night and day

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jan 2020

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“Night and day.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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