day after day

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv day after day for an indefinite number of successive days
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Sales of antacids increase by as much as 20% the day after the Superbowl
    • Day after day daily; every day; continually; without intermission of a day. See under By.
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Quotations

  • Lord Byron
    Lord%20Byron
    “Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter. Sermons and soda water the day after.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin%20Franklin
    “Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “After what we can say you can be sure the happy heart will make the happy day.”
  • Newton D. Baker
    Newton D. Baker
    “The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.”
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia%20Woolf
    “Most of a modest woman's life was spent, after all, in denying what, in one day at least of every year, was made obvious.”
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon%20Hill
    “Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.”

Usage

In literature:

Day after day passed.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
In a week or ten days after the first lot of cattle is taken up from grass, a second lot is taken up.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders" by William M'Combie
I know not what passed during two days after my sister had written my father, having been seized with delirium.
"Perils and Captivity" by Charlotte-Adélaïde [née Picard] Dard
On the subsequent day and the day after, it was the same.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
Day after day they paddled north, sometimes using a large Scotch plaid as sail.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Day after day I mounted my horse, I rode up to the "Mounds" and out upon the prairies.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
In fatal cases death usually occurs in from 10 to 20 days after the beginning of the attack.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
On the ships sailed, day after day, in spite of the heavy winds and seas.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
Day after day I have been with you teaching in the Temple, yet you never seized me.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
Day after day May went up to Downside Cottage.
"Won from the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
Yet Elizabeth followed Olga like her shadow day after day.
"The Torch Bearer" by I. T. Thurston
Three days after our arrival our Portuguese died.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
Many men, who really love the women they marry, are subject to a slight revulsion of feeling for a few days after marriage.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Day after day he waited in vain.
"Roosevelt in the Bad Lands" by Hermann Hagedorn
Day after day homesteaders left with their final receipt as title to their land, pending issuance of a government patent.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
Thus they moved along, day after day, expecting almost every hour that the death summons would come.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
But day after day passed, and by dint of incessant nursing she still lived.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
A few days after this a gentleman from Kentucky made his appearance on the streets with a patent rat trap.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
But after seven days she took leave of him.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
One or two days after I had had Whiteteeth and Pender, I dodged about after the latter, but there were people about.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
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In poetry:

But there are suns a many for mine eyes
Day after day:
Delightsome in grave greenery they rise,
Red oranges in May.
"May" by John Shaw Neilson
He hath left a voice in his trumpet-lays
To turn the flight,
And a guiding spirit for after days,
Like a watch-fire's light.
"The Death-Day Of Korner" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
A hamlet of a single street,
From end to end the children play,
And workers sit, for rest is sweet
After the labour of the day.
"A City Reverie" by Alexander Anderson
Which lusty fish was after caught,
And to king Arthur sent ;
Where Tom was found, and made his dwarf,
Whereas his days he spent
"The Life And Death Of Tom Thumb" by Anonymous British
And, after the painful service
On that pleasant Sabbath day,
He walked with his little daughter
Through the apple-bloom of May.
"The Minister’s Daughter" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And though the reward may not be given,
In all my earthly days,
I feel that after death, in heaven,
Thy lips will give me praise.
"Thou Dost Not Know" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In news:

After Turkey Day, a day at the beach.
Midnight Madness runs all day on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.
I reached Caputi a day after his first game with the Crunch, after a trade from the Marlies in exchange for Nicolas Deschamps.
(AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey has been hospitalized after feeling ill. Mularkey showed up at the facility Monday morning, a day after his team's 17-10 loss to the New York Jets, and felt ill.
N orth Korea held off launching a long-range rocket Monday, the first day of a 13-day window during a frigid, snowy stretch of winter weather, a day after announcing it may delay the controversial liftoff.
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey has been hospitalized after feeling ill. Mularkey showed up at the facility Monday morning, a day after his team's 17-10 loss to the New York Jets, and felt ill.
Two days after David Wright cracked a home run with his fractured pinkie, Bay returned to the lineup after jamming his ring finger and launched his second homer of the season.
Four days after Ball returned from Big Ten media days, five men attacked the returning Heisman Trophy finalist on a Madison, Wis. 15 am Ball suffered a concussion and facial cuts, forcing him to miss several days of fall camp.
Shoppers try to work their way through the crowd that mobbed the Wal-Mart in Duarte, Calif, shortly after the retail giant opened its doors at 5 am Nov 2005, the day after Thanksgiving.
Several national retailers opted to get a jump on annual Black Friday shopping, opening for limited hours on Thanksgiving day, both to attract shoppers with one-time deals and to avoid the rush on the day after Thanksgiving.
Through random acts of kindness , one man has fulfilled his little brother's last request day-after-day.
North Korea successfully fired a long-range rocket on Wednesday JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION ( Korea Central News Agency Via Korea News Service / AP).
(AP) North Korea held off launching a long-range rocket Monday, the first day of a 13-day window during a frigid, snowy stretch of winter weather, a day after announcing it may delay the controversial liftoff.
Libyans officially celebrated the liberation of the country from the rule of Muammar Qaddafi today, just days after he was killed after fleeing his hometown of Sirte.
Detroit Lions still taking Louis Delmas' status day-by-day after shutting down Corey Williams.
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In science:

Day after the SN explosion in the parentheses.
Monitoring the Evolution of the X-ray Remnant of SN 1987A
While in Antarctica, Egorova et al. found that on the first day after a Forbush event, the temperature in Vostok station dramatically increased by an average of 10◦K, but there was no measurable signal in sync with solar proton events.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
The polarimetric and spectropolarimetric observations performed so far may allow to draw some statistical inference regarding polarization level and position angle for the observed GRB OAs from few hours up to 2–3 days after the γ –ray event.
Polarization of Gamma--Ray Burst Optical and Near-Infrared Afterglows
First, unlike most GRB afterglows, the light curve of GRB 030329 shows a very large variability a few days after the burst.
The Variable Light Curve of GRB 030329: The Case for Refreshed Shocks
We have performed detailed modeling of the emission from SNe Ia in the nebular phase, 250 - 1000 days after explosion, in order to interpret our observations of SN 2000cx.
The late UVOIR light curve of SN 2000cx
We verified that this is the case for the fiducial parameters during the time of interest (after a day or so), when the forward shock is in the slow cooling regime and only a small fraction of nonthermal electrons radiate efficiently.
The Diversity of Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Surroundings of Massive Stars
An exceptionally bright example is the case of GRB 030329 for which the optical afterglow reached R=12.7 mag at 1.5 hours from the GRB and it decreased down to R=19 mag after ∼ 10 days (e.g.
Absorption in Gamma Ray Burst afterglows
S/N of order 10 in one day after a full rotation of baselines.
Forecast for Epoch-of-Reionization as viewable by the PrimevAl Structure Telescope (PAST)
The spectrum is shown at 14.12 days after the burst.
The XMM-Newton observation of GRB 040106 : evidence for an afterglow in a wind environment
Moreover, most of them have been observed as late as hours or days after the burst as very faint afterglows.
"Pi of the Sky" - all-sky, real-time search for fast optical transients
The first photometric data were obtained ∼6 days after discovery.
A Study of the Type II-P Supernova 2003gd in M74
Given this explosion epoch we estimate that the supernova was discovered ∼86 days after explosion.
A Study of the Type II-P Supernova 2003gd in M74
Late-time photometry was obtained around 490 days after explosion and is plotted in Figure 11 along with the nebular phase photometry.
A Study of the Type II-P Supernova 2003gd in M74
Note that an assumption of no CSM contribution in the first 15 days after maximum light (i.e. s = 1.5) is in con flict with the spectroscopic measurements of Hamuy et al.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Spectrophotometric observations will be taken every 3 – 5 days from well before maximum light through several months after explosion.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
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