- occurring each day; daily: day-to-day chores; day-to-day worries.
- concerned only with immediate needs or desires without preparation for the future.
Origin of day-to-day
Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200
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Examples from the Web for day-to-day
Well, the numbers tell us so, as do all of our day-to-day interactions, just as the president said.Obama Is Right on Race. The Media Is Wrong.
December 29, 2014
The schools have all hired the same for-profit management company to run their day-to-day operations.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’
October 15, 2014
I could ask him direct questions about the man and his day-to-day personality.David Oyelowo on Playing Martin Luther King Jr., Ebola Fears, and Race in Hollywood
October 15, 2014
In a computerized society, the pace of technological innovation helps shape nearly all our day-to-day habits.How We Compute: Flexible Hardware Required
September 29, 2014
And that casts a new light on the way The New York Times goes about the business of reporting the news on a day-to-day basis.Can We Trust The New York Times After the Abramson Debacle?
May 19, 2014
But the day-to-day existence must be kept in mind meanwhile.Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer
George Sturt (AKA George Bourne)
This is the day-to-day existence in places as far apart as Moscow and the Balkans.After the Rain
They give a day-to-day picture of the life of Rome and also of the man who wrote them.Ancient Rome
Mary Agnes Hamilton
The system of controls circumscribed individual freedoms and reached nearly every facet of day-to-day life.Area Handbook for Albania
Eugene K. Keefe
It is a point of honour among us to know every kink and crotchet of day-to-day working.An Ocean Tramp
- routine; everydayday-to-day chores
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