I had a comprehension test in where there was write "i dug the city after a good day's sleep" Is "day" refeard to a whole 24 hrs day or to light-time day?

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  • There is no correct answer. Could be either. Either the larger context will resolve it, or it's ambiguous. – Dan Bron Nov 8 at 20:52
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    Michael, can you post some detail? "i dug the city after a good day's sleep" will never work in English, even if it's a perfect translation from another language. It might almost work if "dug" meant the slang term "understood; grasped; grokked"; never if "dug" meant the traditional "moved earth with a spade." Broadly, English speakers never talk about "a (good, bad or indifferent) day's sleep"; only ever unqualified or night's sleep. Doesn't "I had a comprehension test in where there was write" suggest you might be more comfortable somewhere like English Language Learners? – Robbie Goodwin Nov 8 at 21:20

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