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 Marlins also played consecutive extra-inning games on March 30 and 31 against the Cubs. 2.
By Stefan Stevenson Choo has reached base in 41 consecutive games, which ranks third in club history and is the longest streak this season in the majors.
O'Connor would replace Jason Kreis, who was fired by Orlando City earlier this month after the team lost six consecutive games.
The Huskies went to six consecutive conference-championship games from 2010-2015, capturing three titles during that stretch.
David Bote will start at third base for the second consecutive game, and Kyle Schwarber will bat eighth.
Selected with the 37th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, Smith played in 53 games at Auburn and started 41 consecutive games for the Tigers.
After a 4-2 start, the Dolphins lost five consecutive games, and their playoff hopes deteriorated by late November.
The Mountaineers, who have won three consecutive bowl games, must replace quarterback Taylor Lamb, a four-year starter.
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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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