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 Netherlands International missed his second consecutive Premier League match after being absent from Saturday's home draw with Huddersfield Town.
Waiters will miss his second consecutive game with the sprained left ankle sustained in Friday's victory over the visiting Dallas Mavericks that had him out Saturday against the Pelicans.
The Angels are coming off their second consecutive losing season and haven't won a playoff game since 2009.
Meanwhile, cornerback Cordrea Tankersley will miss his third consecutive game with an ankle injury.
Redick missed his second consecutive game with tightness in his right hamstring.
Injury report Pistons shooting guard Avery Bradley missed his fourth consecutive game with a troublesome right groin.
This game doesn’t carry the significance of that one, but the Chiefs would clinch their second consecutive AFC West Division championship with a victory.
After the Blackhawks defeated the Panthers on Tuesday for their third consecutive win, coach Joel Quenneville stood at a podium in the United Center and grumbled that the Hawks still needed to be better.
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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.
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