one after another other


one after another other
ˌone after aˈnother/the ˈother idiom
first one person or thing, and then another, and then another, up to any number or amount

The bills kept coming in, one after another.

Main entry:oneidiom

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  • one after the other — ˌone after aˈnother/the ˈother idiom first one person or thing, and then another, and then another, up to any number or amount • The bills kept coming in, one after another. Main entry: ↑oneidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • one after the other — one after another or one after the other used for saying that actions are done or things happen with very little time between them They got married young and had four children one after another …   English dictionary

  • one after the other — ► one after another (or the other) following one another in quick succession. Main Entry: ↑one …   English terms dictionary

  • one after the other — first one person or thing and then another, followed by more. The cornfields stretched for many miles, one after the other. Usage notes: often used with a noun immediately after one: She ate one chocolate after the other until the box was empty.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • One after another — After Aft er, prep. 1. Behind in place; as, men in line one after another. Shut doors after you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Below in rank; next to in order. Shak. [1913 Webster] Codrus after Ph?bus sings the best. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Later in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • one after another (or the other) — following one another in quick succession. → one …   English new terms dictionary

  • one after another — or one after the other used for saying that actions are done or things happen with very little time between them They got married young and had four children one after another …   English dictionary

  • one after another — ► one after another (or the other) following one another in quick succession. Main Entry: ↑one …   English terms dictionary

  • one after another — adverb in single file (Freq. 2) the prisoners came out one by one • Syn: ↑one by one, ↑one at a time * * * one after another one after the other phrase used for saying that actions are done or things happen with very little time between them …   Useful english dictionary

  • one after another — one immediately after the other, successively …   English contemporary dictionary