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tomorrow

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Pronunciation: /təˈmɒrəʊ
 
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Definition of tomorrow in English:

adverb

1On the day after today: the show opens tomorrow
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  • The coroner will be opening an inquest either today or tomorrow.
  • One of the biggest sales of the year takes place today and tomorrow with 8,500 sheep going under the hammer.
  • The Met Office is predicting ice and snow today and tomorrow, and motorists are being warned to take extra care.
1.1In the future, especially the near future: fickle buyers who may be gone tomorrow
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  • If I am lost tomorrow I will be happy with what I've done and who I am.
  • The good that you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
  • Artists who are in headlines today will be forgotten tomorrow.

noun

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1The day after today: tomorrow is going to be a special day
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  • From tomorrow, they will no longer sell any tobacco items including lighters.
  • From tomorrow, however, there is likely to be at least a temporary end to the sizzling spell.
  • A few more hours cooking and then leave it at room temperature for a day and that is tomorrow's supper sorted.
1.1The future, especially the near future: today’s engineers are tomorrow’s buyers
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  • In Australia as elsewhere in the world, Chardonnay is seen as the grape of today and of tomorrow.
  • The Fringe likes to think of itself as the festival where you see the stars of tomorrow today.
  • Lastly, I would like to add that young Namibians are the leaders of a near tomorrow.

Origin

Middle English (as two words): from the preposition to + morrow. Compare with today and tonight.

Phrases

as if there was (or as though there were) no tomorrow

1
With no regard for the future consequences: I ate as if there was no tomorrow
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  • He gnawed and bit and scratched as if there was no tomorrow!
  • The banks are still lending as if there was no tomorrow.
  • She and Dan would swim and swim as if there was no tomorrow.

tomorrow morning (or afternoon etc.)

2
In the morning (or afternoon etc.) of tomorrow: What are you doing tomorrow night?
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  • Well, both ships will arrive in the area tomorrow afternoon, Saturday afternoon local time.
  • It'll be a soggy old world in Somerset tomorrow morning, even soggier than it was this morning.
  • They promised to fix it this morning, but now it's going to take until tomorrow morning.

tomorrow is another day

3
Said after a bad experience to express one’s belief that the future will be better: there’s always hope because tomorrow is another day
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  • Who knows, tomorrow is another day and you never know what is going to come in the door.
  • Take each day as it comes and at the end of the day, if things still aren't done, remember that tomorrow is another day.
  • This is just a phase, it will pass, now get some rest, tomorrow is another day!

tomorrow week

4
British A week from tomorrow: the Championships begin tomorrow week
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  • They were using the occasion to get into shape for their pre-season tour of Australia which begins tomorrow week and lasts until April 5.
  • Hundreds of people are gearing up to take part in the second Great York Dragon Boat Challenge tomorrow week.
  • A number of celebrities from the world of golf have helped to support tomorrow week's event by donating memorabilia, which will be auctioned.

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