take it/things day by day

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.

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

thing play things
  1. : an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated

  2. : an inanimate object distinguished from a living being

  3. : a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity

day play
  1. : the time of light between one night and the next

  2. : daylight

  3. : daytime


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