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On the present or approaching evening or night:‘are you doing anything tonight?’
- ‘I plan to play with this after the weekend, as tonight I must get ready for a journey to France.’
- ‘The girl who did my lashes tonight said that I was lovely, and likes it when I come in.’
- ‘After a full day at school, they both went to sleep tonight earlier than normal.’
- ‘By the time he takes to the stage tonight the crowd is eager with anticipation.’
- ‘They are a band that like to make some noise and tonight they did just that.’
- ‘I was out walking the dogs tonight when I saw something that depressed me.’
- ‘Anyway, tonight we ate in a small place recommended by a book and not word of mouth.’
- ‘He is always on the street, but tonight he wears a stars and stripes bandanna and he cannot be still.’
- ‘I'm going to have to do my maths tonight to see if I need to dash down to the shop and find more of the same dye lot.’
- ‘He'll be back late tonight and then we're going to say our goodbyes tomorrow morning.’
- ‘I'll be late back tonight and most likely won't turn on the computer.’
- ‘So I will try and finish up my taxes tonight and send them in because they are due at midnight.’
- ‘I would like to think it wasn't a true reflection of what we can do and tonight we can show that is the case.’
- ‘I just didn't want to go back home tonight having screwed up so early in the task.’
- ‘I am going out on a work night out tonight if any one wants to join me.’
- ‘We have done as much as we can to prepare the car for the race and tonight we will again go through all our data.’
- ‘I seem to have been celebrating all weekend but tonight I'll try and save a bit of energy.’
- ‘We'll practice here tonight and tomorrow, then move over when things are good to go.’
- ‘So tonight I found myself sitting next to the cot for an hour while she wrestled against sleep.’
- ‘That was actually fine as I was quite happy not to have to interact with people tonight.’
The evening or night of the present day:‘tonight is a night to remember’
- ‘At least some of these are likely to be introduced during tonight's match.’
- ‘The significance of tonight's match will be illustrated by the presence of one man.’
- ‘I'm absolutely gutted to be missing tonight's match.’
- ‘Tonight's thought is on giving thanks, and here is a quote.’
- ‘Tonight is a big night, because tonight I am going to my first creative writing class.’
- ‘Tonight's episode is about string theory, and it's pretty good.’
- ‘Tonight's thought is, of course, on youth and simply stated.’
- ‘I left late afternoon to come home and work on sites for tonight's piece.’
- ‘Some flew home on Thursday night, and the last will return to Britain by tonight.’
- ‘There are some nights which are absolutely lovely, and tonight was one of them.’
- ‘On the evidence of tonight this might have been the best thing that could have happened to them.’
- ‘Tonight's cup clash could now be rescheduled for next Tuesday.’
Old English tō niht, from the preposition to + night. Compare with today and tomorrow.
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