During the day at daytime.

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During the day at daytime.

Post by NotKeemstar » Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:51 pm

Hello, I don't know which one of the following two is grammtically correct.

Is it during the day or at daytime?

Here are some sentences
I rarely game during the day because I mainly game at night.
Or is it
I rarely game at daytime because I mainly game at night.

I hope I used the word mainly correctly because I don't know the difference between some similar words. Mainly is similar to usually.

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Re: During the day at daytime.

Post by Joe » Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:08 pm

NotKeemstar wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:51 pm
Hello, I don't know which one of the following two is grammatically correct.

Is it during the day or at daytime?

Here are some sentences
I rarely game during the day because I mainly game at night.
Or is it
I rarely game at daytime because I mainly game at night.

I hope I used the word mainly correctly because I don't know the difference between some similar words. Mainly is similar to usually.
during the day = correct and idiomatic

Although we do say "at night", we do NOT normally say "at daytime" or "at day".

I rarely game during the day because I mainly game at night. :ok:
Or is it
I rarely game at daytime because I mainly game at night. :nok:

You could also say: in the daytime :ok:
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