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    I felt sleepy at day.

    I felt sleepy all day.

    Is the first sentence correct? If so, does it mean the same with the second one? Pls.

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    I felt sleepy at day.

    I felt sleepy all day.

    Is the first sentence correct? If so, does it mean the same with the second one? Pls.
    No, the first sentence is not correct.

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    I feel sleepy at the day.

    How about this? Pls.

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    Re: phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    I feel sleepy at the day.

    How about this? Pls.
    No, that doesn't work either. Perhaps you mean: "I feel sleepy during the day".

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    Is "during the day" equal to "in the day"?

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