to this day

idiom

: up to now : even now : continuing until today
To this day, I still don't know what happened.
The belief persists to this day.

Examples of to this day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It was constructed by the owners of the Copper Queen Mine to host dignitaries and investors, which continues to this day. Dina Kaur, The Arizona Republic, 11 Apr. 2024 The proverbial car chases continue to this day across social media. Brian Stelter, Rolling Stone, 11 Apr. 2024 Superman’s popularity skyrocketed in the following decades, and Action Comics continues to this day. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Apr. 2024 Miles Teller plays John Branca, the lawyer and manager who is co-executor of the Michael Jackson Estate to this day. Jack Smart, Peoplemag, 10 Apr. 2024 Tensions between citizens of African and Indian descent, encouraged under colonialism, turned violent at independence and set off a bitter contest for governing supremacy that continues to this day. Gaiutra Bahadur Keisha Scarville, New York Times, 30 Mar. 2024 Many islands were uninhabited – to this day, around 1,004 remain so, only visited by locals for beach days and picnics. Kathleen Wong, USA TODAY, 31 Mar. 2024 In the Arab world, people name their daughters Rachel to this day. Jane Arraf, NPR, 30 Mar. 2024 The entire city revolves around a traditional plaza where arts and handicrafts are still sold to this day. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 29 Mar. 2024

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“To this day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20this%20day. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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