day after day


Also, day in, day out. For many days, continuously; also, every day. For example, Day after day the rain spoiled our vacation, or Day in, day out, all I ever do is work. [First half of 1800s]

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Example sentences from the Web for day after day

  • To make his seamen, however they groaned and grumbled and plotted, yet abide him and his purpose was a day-after-day arising task!

    1492|Mary Johnston
  • The deadly dullness of the day-after-day routine was enough to wear out the strongest soul.

    Pagan Passions|Gordon Randall Garrett
  • And here, day-after-day, we have dealt with rupture in all its forms and stages.

    Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured|Chas. Cluthe & Sons