from one day to the next

from one day to the next

From day to day. This phrase is often used to describe something that is subject to change. With both sides changing their minds from one day to the next, I doubt they'll ever reach an agreement.
See also: next, one

from ˌone day to the ˈnext

if a situation changes from one day to the next, it is uncertain and not likely to stay the same each day: In this job, I never know what to expect from one day to the next.
See also: next, one
References in classic literature ?
She had done her marketing from day to day, buying only what was strictly needful, so that nothing was left over from one day to the next.
Unite trade union said: "Workers don't know if they will get paid from one day to the next and could be made redundant or transferred to a new contractor on lower wages at a moment's notice.
We struggle with BBQ season as we never know what weather we will get from one day to the next, but we thought it had been a while since we had a new flavour so we started to develop a recipe.
He began with breath--one breath he'd say, now another, and with a rope of air he hauled himself from one day to the next.
From one day to the next, you never know what you might photograph which is one of the amazing things about my job.
It's a situation that's not normal at the moment and we'll evolve progressively, from one year to another, so that in one, two, five or 20 years, we can have a better country but not from one day to the next.
Make sure to enjoy the khokh , baroo' and mishmish while they last, though, because from one day to the next they will abruptly disappear, only to return during those brief weeks of spring of the next year.
I don't like having a map the whole way out, we'll take each day as it comes because you don't know what's going to happen from one day to the next.
So over 50% is to some degree out of touch with the natural world and don't even see an animal from one day to the next unless it's a rat or a pigeon" - Naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
I'm at breaking point, not knowing what mood he is going to be in from one day to the next.
The people who live alone, who never speak to anybody from one day to the next.
The spokesman was adamant that Russia did not change its positions from one day to the next and continued to stand by UN resolutions 541 and 550 on Cyprus.
You have no idea what you will be facing from one day to the next.