Examples of consecutive in a Sentence
the team's winning streak has lasted for seven consecutive games
Recent Examples of consecutive from the Web
The last time Texas hit more homers in consecutive games was 16 from June 4-22, 2017.
From PSG Tottenham are chasing a third consecutive top four finish, having previously competed in Europe's top competition only twice in their history before Pochettino was appointed.
After Gobert put in a Jazz miss, reducing the lead to five, Paul whipped a pass to P.J. Tucker in the corner for a third-consecutive Rockets 3-pointer, sending them to halftime with a 54-46 lead, their largest of the half.
Recorded 12 points, five rebounds and two blocks against Oklahoma City on March 3 ... Scored in double figures in consecutive games three times, most recently on March 28 and March 30 ...
All counts are to run consecutive to one another, the district attorney’s office said.
Riverside's Zack Gieger led off the second with a double and later advanced to third but was held there after Episcopal starter Griff Strain forced two-consecutive ground outs and got a strikeout, ending the Rebel threat.
The Sixers finished the regular season at 52-30 and concluded the campaign with 16 straight wins, setting a league mark for the most consecutive victories to end a season.
The record for the most consecutive drafts providing a first-round selection is 14 by Miami (Fla.) from 1995 through 2008.
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concurrent and consecutive
Consecutive has a good deal in common with the complementary word concurrent. Besides the fact that both begin with the prefix con- (meaning “with, together”), each word deals with the time-order in which several things happen. Concurrent describes things that are occurring, or people who are doing something, at the same time, such as “concurrent users” of a computer program. Consecutive refers to things that are arranged or happen in a sequential order. A criminal who serves a consecutive sentence does time for one conviction after another. If that person gets a concurrent sentence, he or she undergoes all punishments at the same time.
CONSECUTIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of consecutive for English Language Learners
: following one after the other in a series : following each other without interruption
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