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day by day

Daily. With house prices climbing day by day, I think we'll be able to sell for the price we want in a couple of months.
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day by day

On each successive day, daily, as in Day by day he's getting better. Percy Bysshe Shelley used this expression, first recorded in 1362, in Adonais (1821): "fear and grief ... consume us day by day."
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day by ˈday

all the time; as the days pass: Day by day she grew more confident about the job.
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References in classic literature ?
All his life he had been a toiler, and joy had been with him in the fierce combat which he had waged day by day.