sometime / someday - which is more distant?

wanabee

Senior Member
Japanese
Dear all,

A mother said to her son, who had lost his yo-yo in the house, "don't worry. You'll find it sometime / someday."

I made up the sentence. I would like to know which of sometime or someday sounds more distant from now.
I would appreciate any comments.
 
  • DonnyB

    Sixties Mod
    English UK Southern Standard English
    "One day" sounds more natural to me, to express the idea of a day in the indefinite future, That may well be BE usage, though.
     
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