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Question: Can I come to your office day after tomorrow?
Answer1: You can come at anytime.
Answer2: You can come at anyday.

Which one of the above answer is correct?

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    The first one is correct and the second one isn't. However, if you want any more guidance than that (at least from me), you'll have to expand your question a bit. You asked a question with a "which one" question, and I told you which one.
    – J.R.
    Oct 25, 2017 at 18:26
  • thanks for your response, can you please tell me, when to use ‘anytime’ and ‘anyday’. are they one and the same in terms since they represent time or different?
    – Sunil K
    Oct 25, 2017 at 18:29
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    "Any day" is always two words. "Anytime" is sometimes a single word (more often in AmE than in BrE), but only as an adverb. "Any time" as a noun phrase (and hence "at any time") should be always be written with spaces.
    – rjpond
    Oct 25, 2017 at 18:32
  • can we use, ‘at any day’ instead of ‘at any time’ to answer the question i asked initially? i feel they look similar for me sometime since they are times
    – Sunil K
    Oct 25, 2017 at 18:39
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    No, you can't say "at any day", because we don't say "at (a) day" in English. We use on to refer to days, so you could say "on any day".
    – stangdon
    Oct 25, 2017 at 20:27

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Anyday is not a word - it's always any day, two separate words.

Any day means whatever day you or someone/something else wants. It might also mean any time if a time hasn't been established, but if one has it does not alter it.

A: Can you come over at noon during my lunch today?

B: I can't make it today. Which day after today is good for you?

A: Any day.

B: Ok, cool. (B expects A to arrive at noon on whichever day A chooses)

Also, any day is not a time expression and doesn't need at (on would be more correct but also optional). At is optional with anytime.

E.g.

I want to come over at 3pm. (at not optional).

I want to come over [at] anytime you want.

I want to come over anytime you want.

I want to come over [on] Tuesday.

I want to come over [on] any day.

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    anytime dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/anytime is an adverb and should not be used with a prepostion [at]. any time is either adverb or determiner + noun and so a preposition [at] is optional. any day is determiner + noun and so a preposition is required [on].
    – JavaLatte
    Dec 9, 2017 at 13:10

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