day ***** n

1) (24 hours) giorno

what day is it today? — che giorno è oggi?

2 days ago — 2 giorni fa

one day — un giorno

(on) the day that ... — il giorno che or in cui...

(on) that day — quel giorno

the day before — il giorno avanti or prima

the day before yesterday — l'altro ieri

the day before his birthday — la vigilia del suo compleanno

the day after — il giorno dopo

the following day — il giorno seguente

the day after tomorrow — dopodomani

her mother died 3 years ago to the day — oggi sono 3 anni che è morta sua madre

he works 8 hours a day — lavora 8 ore al giorno

any day now — da un giorno all'altro

every day — ogni giorno

every other day — un giorno sì e uno no, ogni due giorni

twice a day — due volte al giorno

one of these days — uno di questi giorni, un giorno o l'altro

the other day — l'altro giorno

from one day to the next — da un giorno all'altro

day after day — giorno dopo giorno

day in day out — un giorno dopo l'altro, tutti i santi giorni

for days on end — per giorni e giorni

day by day — giorno per giorno

to live from day to day or from one day to the next — vivere alla giornata

it made my day to see him smile fam — mi ha fatto veramente felice vederlo sorridere

he's fifty if he's a day! fam — cinquant'anni li ha di sicuro!

that'll be the day, when he offers to pay! fam — figuriamoci se offre di pagare!

2) (daylight hours) giorno, giornata, (working hours) giornata

by day — di giorno

to travel by day or during the day — viaggiare di giorno or durante il giorno

to work all day — lavorare tutto il giorno

to work day and night — lavorare giorno e notte

it's a fine day — è una bella giornata

to arrive on a fine/wet day — arrivare col bel tempo/con la pioggia

one summer's day — un giorno d'estate

a day off — un giorno libero

to work an 8-hour day — avere una giornata lavorativa di 8 ore

it's all in a day's work — fa parte del mestiere

paid by the day — pagato (-a) a giornata

to work days — fare il turno di giorno

3) (period of time, age) tempo, tempi mpl, epoca

in this day and age — ai nostri tempi

these days — di questi tempi, oggigiorno

to this day ... — ancor oggi...

in days to come — in futuro

in those days — a quei tempi, a quell'epoca

in the days when ... — all'epoca in cui...

in Queen Victoria's day — ai tempi della regina Vittoria

he was famous in his day — ai suoi tempi era famoso

in his younger days — quand'era (più) giovane

in the good old days — ai bei tempi

the happiest days of one's life — il periodo più felice della propria vita

during the early days of the strike — nelle prime fasi dello sciopero

it's had its day — ha fatto il suo tempo

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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