to the day

idiom

: to exactly a specified number of years
It's been 100 years to the day since their great discovery.
Soon after their wedding, almost a year to the day, they got divorced.

Examples of to the day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, nearly eight months to the day, Argamani is free, seen here reuniting with her dad and her family. ABC News, 9 June 2024 In one moment of cosmic happenstance, Miracle Focus arrives nearly 10 years to the day as Heal. Ryan Leas, SPIN, 6 June 2024 In addition to the day trips from New York City's Penn Station to Albany, this year will premier two new offerings, including overnight itineraries between Chicago and New York. Hannah Towey, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Mar. 2024 The building sits just across from the park, which was established 55 years ago to the day and has been the center of controversy. Sierra Lopez, The Mercury News, 15 May 2024 Six weeks to the day since a massive cargo ship struck a support beam, sending the bridge and a construction crew fixing its potholes into the river, the bodies of all six men killed in the collapse have been found. Cassidy Jensen, Baltimore Sun, 7 May 2024 Here’s an exclusive look at the trailer: Filming began on Aug. 24, 2022, six months to the day after Russian forces swept into the country, and on the 31st anniversary of Ukraine’s declaration of independence from the Soviet Union. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 16 May 2024 Hill was transferred to prison Feb. 8, 2023, almost a year to the day after prosecutors charged him with murder. Nate Gartrell, The Mercury News, 15 May 2024 On Monday, almost two years to the day after that agent was watching the senator’s house, Mr. Menendez, a Democrat, is to go on trial in Federal District Court in Manhattan, charged with taking part in an elaborate, yearslong bribery scheme. Benjamin Weiser, New York Times, 12 May 2024

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“To the day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20day. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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