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    through the night/over night

    "He worked over night to meet the deadline"

    Can I substitute over night with through the night? They are basically the same in meaning right?

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    Re: through the night/over night

    "He worked over night to meet the deadline"
    Can I substitute over night with through the night? They are basically the same in meaning right?


    It's normally written as one word, "overnight", and can mean "through the night" in the context you give.

    But note that "overnight" as an adverb can also mean "quickly" or "in a brief period of time", not necessarily literally over the duration of a night: "She worked hard for many years, her success didn't happen overnight".

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