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day

noun   /deɪ/
A1 a period of 24 hours día the days of the week I saw her the day before yesterday.
A2 the period during the day when there is light from the sun día a bright, sunny day
A2 the time that you usually spend at work or school día It’s been a very busy day at the office.
day off
a day when you do not have to work or do something that you normally do día libre I have a day off tomorrow.
one day
A2 used to talk about something that happened in the past un día One day, I came home to find my windows smashed.
these days
A2 used to talk about the present period of time hoy en día I don’t go out much these days.
for days
B1 for a long time hace días I haven’t seen Jack for days.
one day/one of these days
B1 used to talk about something you think will happen in the future un día (de estos) One of these days I’ll tell her what really happened.
the other day
B1 a few days ago el otro día I saw Terry in the bank the other day.
day after day
every day for a long period of time día tras día Day after day they marched through the mountains.
that’ll be the day
something you say in order to show you think that something is unlikely to happen eso habrá que verlo
(Definition of day from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

day

noun /dei/
the period from sunrise to sunset día She worked all day The days are warm, but the nights are cold.
a part of this period eg that part spent at work jornada How long is your working day? I see him every day.
the period of twenty-four hours from one midnight to the next día How many days does September have?
(often in plural ) the period of, or of the greatest activity, influence, strength etc of (something or someone) los tiempos de There was far less traffic on the roads in my grandfather’s day In the days of steam power, a five-person crew was required if a steam locomotive pulled a single passenger carriage.
daybreak noun
dawn; the first appearance of light amanecer We left at daybreak.
daydream noun
a dreaming or imagining of pleasant events; the making of unreal plans etc while awake. ensueño She was having a daydream about living on a tropical island.
daylight noun
the light given by the sun luz (del día) Daylight streamed in through the window (also adjective) daylight hours.
dawn amanecer To get there on time we must leave before daylight.
day return noun
(British) a train or bus ticket that allows you to travel at a reduced price to a place and back again on the same day: Billete Ida-y-Vuelta I’d like a day return to Brighton, please.
day school noun
(old-fashioned) a school whose pupils attend only during the day and live at home. externado
daytime noun
the time when it is day día Hedgehogs don’t usually come out during the daytime.
call it a day
to bring (something) to an end; to stop (eg working) dar algo por terminado I’m so tired that I’ll have to call it a day.
day by day
every day día a día He’s getting better day by day.
make someone’s day
to make someone very happy alegrarle a alguien el día That baby’s smile made my day.
one day
at some time in the future algún día He hopes to go to America one day.
on a day in the past un día I saw him one day last week.
some day
at some time in the future algún día She hopes to get married some day.
the other day
not long ago el otro día I saw Mr Pringle the other day.
(Definition of day from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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