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day

noun [C]     /deɪ/
a period of 24 hours, especially from 12 o'clock one night to 12 o'clock the next night 一天,一日 January has 31 days. 一月份有31天。 the days of the week 一周的7天 He runs five miles every day. 他每天跑5英里。 It took us almost a day to get here. 我们花了几乎一天的时间才到这儿。 I saw him the day before yesterday. 我前天见到他了。 We leave the day after tomorrow. 我们后天离开。 He was last seen alive five days ago. 人们最后一次见到他是在5天以前,那时他还活着。 They haven't been seen for days (= for several days). 他们好些日子没露面了。 I'll be seeing Pat in a few days/in a few days' time. 过几天我会见到帕特。 How's your day been (= Have you enjoyed today)? 你今天过得好吗? Have a nice day! 祝你今天过得愉快! I must get some sleep - I've got a big day (= an important day) tomorrow. 我得睡会儿觉了——我明天有很重要的事。 Days and times of day
used to refer to the period in 24 hours when it is naturally light 白天,白昼 a bright, sunny day 阳光明媚的一天 It's rained all day today. 今天下了一整天的雨。 These animals sleep in the day and hunt at night. 这些动物昼伏夜出。 Days and times of day
the time that you usually spend at work or at school 工作日;学习日 a normal working day 正常工作日 I work a seven-hour day. 我每天工作7小时。 We're having to work a six-day week to cope with demand. 为了满足需求,我们将不得不每周工作6天。 She's at home today - she's having a day off. 她今天在家——她要歇一天。 Days and times of day
the other day
a few days ago 前几天,几天前 Didn't I see you in the post office the other day? 前几天我不是还在邮局见过你吗? In the past
these days
used to talk about the present time, in comparison with the past 现在,如今 Vegetarianism is very popular these days. 现在素食很流行。 Now
in those days
in the past 过去,从前 In those days people used to write a lot more letters. 过去人们写信要多得多。 In the past
any day now
very soon, especially within the next few days 很快,过不了多久;(尤指)就这几天 The baby's due any day now. 就这几天婴儿就要出生了。 In the future and soon
by day
when it is naturally light 白天的时候,白天 I prefer travelling by day. 我喜欢白天旅行。 Days and times of day
day after day
repeatedly, every day 日复一日,每天 The same problems keep coming up day after day. 同样的问题每天都要出现。 Continually and repeatedly
day and night
all the time 日夜,一直 You can hear the traffic from your room day and night. 无论白天晚上你在房间里都会听到车辆的嘈杂声。 Continually and repeatedly
day by day
every day, or more and more as each day passes 每天,天天;日益,越来越 Day by day he became weaker. 他的身体日渐虚弱。 Continually and repeatedly
(from) day to day
If something changes (from) day to day, it changes often 每天;时常 The symptoms of the disease change from day to day. 这种疾病的症状每天都会发生变化。 Continually and repeatedly
the days
a period in history 时期;时代 How did people communicate in the days before email? 没有电子邮件的时候人们是怎样交流的? Periods of time - general words
to this day
until now 到现在,直到今天 To this day nobody knows what happened to him. 到现在也没人知道他到底出了什么事。 Until a particular moment
(Definition of day from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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