in this day and age

Now, in the present, as in In this day and age divorce is a very common occurrence. This phrase is redundant, since this day and this age both mean “now”. [Early 1900s]


Nearby words

  1. in the world,
  2. in the worst way,
  3. in the wrong,
  4. in there pitching,
  5. in thing, the,
  6. in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes,
  7. in time,
  8. in token of,
  9. in toto,
  10. in touch, be

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