on the day


: on the day that an event happens
I know we seem a bit disorganized now, but we'll be all right on the day.
Whether we win or not depends on which players are healthy on the day.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Kelsey Hudie, who was 38 weeks pregnant on the day of her school’s graduation ceremony, received her degree from Henry Ford College while dilated and in labor. Francisco Guzman, USA TODAY, 15 May 2023 Later this summer, Petras will mark the release of Feed the Beast with another high-profile show — this one as part of Today‘s 2023 Citi Summer Concert Series on the day of the album release. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, 15 May 2023 More than a dozen Central African soldiers were supposed to be protecting the site, according to a diplomat briefed on the investigation, but on the day of the attack, only four of them were there and all survived. Elian Peltier, New York Times, 15 May 2023 Chloe's Dream and Freezing Point, were injured on the day of the Kentucky Derby and subsequently euthanized. Marissa G. Muller, Peoplemag, 15 May 2023 Donors will receive a free Chick-fil-A sandwich on the day of the drive. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 May 2023 The second concern was having to schedule your first ride at 7:00 a.m. on the day of your visit, rather than being able to schedule in advance. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, 14 May 2023 So no wonder the cheapest tickets on the day of the show for her SoCal appearance were going for $500-plus. Chris Willman, Variety, 13 May 2023 During the trial, Trump repeatedly attacked Carroll on social media, earning him multiple rebukes from the judge presiding over that case, including on the day of the verdict. Tori Otten, The New Republic, 12 May 2023 See More

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“On the day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20day. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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