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back in the day or back in the days?

What is the difference between those two? thank you : )
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Hi,

Please show us a complete sentence as an example of how you want to use this expression.

Clive
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Ah.. sorry

For example, back in the day(s) people used to ride horses.

What would you say?
Hi,

For example, back in the day(s) people used to ride horses.

What would you say?

This is OK, but it is only a subordinate clause. A full sentence would be eg

Back in the days (when) people used to ride horses, the air was cleaner.

Both 'day' and 'days' are OK here, but I usualy hear the plural.

Clive
Thank you for a very helpful reply.

Then we do you hear "Back in the day"? Thank you : )
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Hi,

'Back in the day' is also used in a casual, slang-y way in spoken English, like this.

eg Back in the day, I was able to run a marathon.

This is a short-form of saying

eg Back in the day (when the situation was better) . . . '

eg Back in the day, gas just cost 50 cents a gallon.

eg Back in the day, teenagers were polite to adults.

eg Back in the day, people spoke good English.

Clive
I hate how I used to hate my life back in the days