Definition of from day to day (or hour to hour etc.) in US English:

from day to day (or hour to hour etc.)

phrase

  • Daily (or hourly etc.); as the days (or hours etc.) pass.

    • ‘It has been a time of uncertainty about the future living from day to day, week to week unable to plan for anything other than the short term.’
    • ‘Normally, property is all about location on presumptuously called The World, the location changes from day to day, and the sea views change by the hour.’
    • ‘The choice, he said, would change from hour to hour, from minute to minute, so don't consider it definitive.’
    • ‘It is loyalty to ‘the cause’, however it is defined and however it changes in principle from day to day, that matters.’
    • ‘How many shows do we see Gloria commenting on from day to day, actually from hour to hour?’
    • ‘His actual policies fluctuate from hour to hour and have the wonderful capacity to be whatever would suit each individual voter best.’
    • ‘Those with lupus frequently say they don't know from day to day, sometimes hour to hour, how they will feel or what they will be capable of doing.’
    • ‘Of course it waxes and wanes literally from hour to hour.’
    • ‘I have learned to exist with the pain and panics and live from hour to hour.’
    • ‘But one of the problems with this town's that there's very little consistency from day to day, month to month, year to year.’
    precariously, from day to day, not knowing where one's next meal is coming from, uncertainly, insecurely, in poverty, meagrely
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