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    During the day of...


    I'm looking for arguments for when to say "during the day of..." instead of "on the day of...".

    When and why would I use the former?

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    Re: During the day of...

    Hello Ulysses,

    Consider the first three examples on this page of googles:

    1. During the Day of Silence in 2007, MassResistance helped organize a counter-event

    2. During the day of 31st October - 53 patrols involving 145 sorties

    3. Where are the Redeemed During the Day of the Lord?

    Each usage is different.

    What do they suggest to you?

    All the best,


    Not a professional ESL teacher.


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