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1

No particular time, as in It doesn't matter when; any day is fine with me.

2

Also, any day now. Quite soon, as in I might get a call any day, or There could be a snowstorm any day now.

3

Also, any day of the week. Every day, as in I could eat fresh corn any day of the week. All three senses employ any in the sense of “no matter which,” a usage dating from a.d. 1000.

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