day and night

day and night
day and night/night and day/ phrase
all the time

Electricians have been working day and night to restore electricity supplies to the area.

Thesaurus: all the time and alwayssynonym
Main entry: day

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all the time

they kept working, day and night

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day and night (or night and day)
1 : all the time : without stopping

We've been working on it day and night. = We've been working on it night and day.

2 : complete or total

The difference between them is day and night. = The difference between them is night and day. [=they are completely different]

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Main Entry:day
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day and night (or night and day) — see day
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Main Entry:night

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ˌnight and ˈday | ˌday and ˈnight idiom

The machines are kept running night and day.

The store is open

day and night

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Main entry:nightidiom

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