a period of 24 hours
the time between sunrise and sunset
a period of work within a 24-hour period
a particular period or point of time; one's life
a period of success or fame
"two days later they left"
"they put on two performances every day"
"there are 30,000 passengers per day"
"it should arrive any day now"
"after that day she never trusted him again"
"those were the days"
"these days it is not unusual"
"the dawn turned night into day"
"it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"
"my day began early this morning"
"it was a busy day on the stock exchange"
"she called it a day and went to bed"
"in the day of the dinosaurs"
"in the days of the Roman Empire"
"in the days of sailing ships"
"he was a successful pianist in his day"
"how long is a day on Jupiter?"
"he deserves his day in court"
"every dog has his day"
The longest day is equall to the longest night.
出自： N. Carpenter
The day was overcast and drippy.
出自： S. King
误 One day morning,I ran into her on my way to school.
正 One morning,I ran into her on my way to school.
析 “一天早上”应译为one morning,不能译为one day morning。它既可以指过去的某天早上,也可指将来的某天早上。
误 Tomorrow will be the Children's Day.
正 Tomorrow will be Children's Day.
误 They usually play indoor games in rainy days.
正 They usually play indoor games on rainy days.
误 You will receive her letter in one day or two.
正 You will receive her letter in a day or two.
正 You will receive her letter in one or two days.
析 表示“在一两天内”,应该说in a day or two或in one or two days,但不能说in one day or two。
误 I haven't seen her for five years to day.
正 I haven't seen her for five years to the day.
析 表示时间确切到一点也不差时,应该用...to the day。
误 They rested during day and travelled by night.
正 They rested by day and travelled by night.
析 “在白天”是by day,用介词by而不用during。