Definition of day after day in US English:

day after day


  • On each successive day over a long period.

    ‘the rain poured down day after day’
    • ‘The Little owls are often out during the day and often perch in the same place day after day.’
    • ‘Like his mother and his grandmother, he combed his hair day after day, collecting the hair that came loose.’
    • ‘Why would anybody report to work day after day to a place they simply detest?’
    • ‘The bridge has been making news for the wrong reasons almost day after day.’
    • ‘In the first three or four years, ballet means repeating several basic skills day after day.’
    • ‘I stood there on the streets, day after day, during those demonstrations.’
    • ‘There was only one tree outside her grandmother's house, and Rose sat underneath it day after day.’
    • ‘If the media play the same theme day after day, the masses will accept it as fact, even in the absence of evidence.’
    • ‘It's getting worse day after day, and no one has been able to put an end to it.’
    • ‘I watched the flower in our backyard, day after day, as the huge purple petals unfolded.’
    • ‘I doubt she read all of it, though I do recall the reading going on day after day for what seemed an eternity.’
    • ‘I would like to focus on crimes against women, which are mounting day after day.’
    • ‘Without question, it takes more than just good players to lure people out here day after day.’
    • ‘Working in an air conditioned building day after day certainly hasn't helped.’
    • ‘She said it was very sad to see the building falling into disrepair day after day.’
    • ‘This continued day after day, till late at night when Kano was at the point of exhaustion.’
    • ‘They would linger together, day after day, inhaling the scents of this faraway world.’
    • ‘I remember thinking, right in that moment, how he must wear away the streets, pacing up and down, day after day.’
    • ‘I don't know how much longer I could have gone on, seeing good theatre day after day.’
    • ‘A Selby burglar who targeted the same shop, day after day, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.’
    repeatedly, again and again, over and over, over and over again, time and again, time and time again, frequently, often, many times, many a time, time after time, on many occasions, many times over
    daily, every day, a day at a time
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