day and night

day and night & night and day
all the time; around the clock. •

The nurse was at her bedside day and night.

The house is guarded night and day.

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or[night and day] {adv.} 1. For days without stopping; continually. Syn.: AROUND THE CLOCK. * /Some filling stations on great highways are open day and night 365 days a year./ * /The three men took turns driving the truck, and they drove night and day for three days./ 2. Every day and every evening. * /The girl knitted day and night to finish the sweater before her mother's birthday./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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