Assalamualaikum and good day!
Word power is a session where we explore the many different ways of using daily words. Ready?
Today’s word is: Day
By definition, ‘day’ could mean the following:
- 24 hours is 1 day
- used to show a situation
- to show a period of time
There are many ways to use this word. So in this lesson, we are only going to look at 5 of them. Let’s see some examples:
I work 9 hours in a day.
She runs at the gym every day.
1 week has 7 days.
I have not seen you in days.
3. Day before yesterday – If today is Saturday, yesterday was Friday. The day before Friday was Thursday. So if today is Saturday, the day before yesterday will be Thursday.
My aunty was in town day before yesterday.
I saw him day before yesterday.
4. Day after tomorrow – If today is Sunday, tomorrow will be Monday. The day after Monday will be Tuesday. So, if today is Sunday, the day after tomorrow will be Tuesday.
I will wash my clothes day after tomorrow.
We will be camping day after tomorrow.
5. Few days – Generally used to show a small number of days; between 3 – 6 days.
I will see you in a few days.
In a few days, they will meet me.
She will be going for a few days.
There you go!
Do you notice some sentences that have phrases in bold and a sentence that is underlined? You have an assignment.
- Replace the words in bold with a different verb or noun.
- What is the meaning of the underlined sentence?
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