un día sí y otro no

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This idiom may be literally translated as "one day yes and another no" and may also be written "día sí, día no."
un día sí y otro no(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (idiom) (on alternate days)
a. every other day (idiom)
Voy al gimnasio un día sí y otro no. Si fuera todos los días, acabaría muy cansada el domingo.I go to the gym every other day. If I went there every day, by Sunday I'd be really tired.
2. (idiom) (every day; used emphatically)
a. every single day
Día sí, día no, los niños insistían en que les leyera un cuento antes de irse a la cama.Every single day the children would insist I read them a story before going to bed.
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