From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishday-to-dayˌday-to-ˈday ●○○ adjective [usually before noun] 1 day-to-day work/business/life etc2 planning for only one day at a time, usually because you are unable to plan for longer I see a counsellor and can now handle life on a day-to-day basis.
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day-to-dayReeve decided to immerse himself in the day-to-day affairs of his company until business improved.The concern of these groups has grown in response to a perceived widening of the gap between cherished moral values and actual day-to-day behaviour.The question is whether he can discharge that responsibility to Parliament without being in day-to-day charge.Lawyers are translators - that is their day-to-day chore.The problem arises because there is nothing in our day-to-day life to provide us with sufficient exercise.As Managing Director, I am responsible for the day-to-day management of the company.If the two-tier board structure were used, then the management board would have the sole power of day-to-day management.Resident managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the hotel.Mr Brown is responsible for marketing strategy, programme development and quality control, while Mr Morse will administer day-to-day operations.Start by concentrating on your familiar day-to-day basisEventually Ubaldo became convinced that some one in the family circle was supplying the gang with information on a day-to-day basis.The band is playing on on a day-to-day basis a spokeswoman said last night.In addition, interest on overdue tax accrued indefinitely and not on a day-to-day basis even if it was so calculated.However, the priorities of government manifested on a day-to-day basis frequently ignored the longer-term priorities nominally established in the plans.Indeed, I am most likely to have relationships on a day-to-day basis only with a relatively small number of people.