take it/things day by day

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Definition of take it/things day by day

: to make progress in a slow and careful way by dealing with each day as it comes He hopes to make a full recovery after his surgery, but right now he's just taking it day by day. I don't know if our relationship is going to work out. I'm taking things day by day at this point.

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“Take it/things day by day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20it%2Fthings%20day%20by%20day. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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