from day to day


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Related to from day to day: days on end, carry the day, calling it a day

from day to day

1. Occasionally. You know you'll have to update this file from day to day, as we are notified of changes.
2. With a focus on what is current. Typically said of one who has little concern for the future. You need to stop living from day to day and think about where you want to go to school next year.
3. Daily. The offerings in the cafeteria change from day to day.

from day to day

on a daily basis; one day at a time; occasionally. We face this kind of problem from day to day. I'll have to check into this matter from day to day.

from day to ˈday


1 with no thoughts or plans for the future: They both live from day to day, looking after their sick daughter.
2 if a situation changes from day to day, it changes often: A baby’s need for food can vary from day to day.
References in classic literature ?
And yet, from day to day, he read storiettes in the dailies and weeklies, scores and scores of storiettes, not one of which would compare with his.