One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Daily (or hourly etc.); as the days (or hours etc.) pass.
precariously, from day to day, not knowing where one's next meal is coming from, uncertainly, insecurely, in poverty, meagrelyView synonyms
- ‘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.’
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