twenty-four hours a day


: all day and night
The store is open twenty-four hours a day.

Examples of twenty-four hours a day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Before the pandemic, Uncle Paul’s was open twenty-four hours a day. Eric Lach, The New Yorker, 4 Aug. 2023 In an adjoining room, intelligence analysts who are on duty twenty-four hours a day stood behind banks of blinking monitors. Sheelah Kolhatkar, The New Yorker, 24 Oct. 2022 The wait to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth’s coffin winds along the Thames River for roughly five miles of shoulder-to-shoulder British subjects in constant procession, twenty-four hours a day, from yesterday to Monday morning, just hours before the Queen’s funeral. Richard Morgan, Town & Country, 15 Sep. 2022 This far north the sun held above them nearly twenty-four hours a day. Elliot Ackerman, Wired, 2 Mar. 2021 Eugene, Oregon—Every call that is dispatched through the radio, twenty-four hours a day, to the CAHOOTS crisis responders is a tiny mystery, a staticky, incomplete assemblage of details. Krithika Varagur, The New York Review of Books, 18 Sep. 2020 But then came a series of breakthroughs that sped up the process: clever ideas for how to cut up genes and rapidly identify the fragments, the design of robots that could do this work twenty-four hours a day, and powerful computers programmed to make sense of the results. Carl Zimmer, Discover Magazine, 16 July 2010 See More

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“Twenty-four hours a day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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