day collocations and examples

 UK /deɪ/

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a period of 24 hours, especially the part when it is light and people are awake


Adjectives frequently used with day
next, previous etc: following, next, previous, sameWe were due to leave the following day.describing the weather: cloudy, cold, fine, glorious, hot, nice, rainy, sunny, warm, wetIt’s the hottest day of the year so far.enjoyable or important: big, enjoyable, fantastic, fun, good, great, lovely, memorable, perfect, special, wonderfulI hope you have a really memorable day.difficult or unpleasant: bad, hard, longI think it was one of the worst days of my life.normal: normal, ordinary, typicalIt is difficult to describe a typical day for me.busy or not busy: busy, quietWe’ve got a busy day tomorrow.
Nouns frequently used before day
when a particular thing happens: election, feast, opening, polling, school, training, wedding, workingPayments will be credited to your account the next working day.seasons: autumn, fall, spring, summer, summer’s, winter, winter’sA glorious summer day helped to make this a very enjoyable occasion for all competitors and spectators.
Verbs frequently used with day
have, spend, startShe’s spent the last few days in bed, wrapped in her duvet.
Verbs that frequently follow day
when a particular day arrives or begins: begin, come, dawn, startThe day started in a way that no-one wants on their skiing holiday: rain.happen and come to an end: go, go by, go on, pass, wear onThe weather improved as the day went on.The problem is getting greater as each day passes.
 
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