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 Panthers had won five consecutive games before losing Tuesday in Minnesota.
Power 5 elitists will say there's no way the Knights, in an eight-team playoff, could've beaten, say, Auburn, Georgia and Alabama in consecutive games.
To continue reading this story, TRY IT NOW Hopkins isn’t practicing this week as his streak of 79 consecutive games is about to stop.
The slippery runner had 1,321 yards and 13 scores, taking over late in the season with three consecutive games topping 150 yards.
Florida State will play in its 36th consecutive bowl game — a streak the Seminoles say should stand after refuting a Reddit report last week that questioned their bowl eligibility.
That contributed to their losing five consecutive games before nabbing Monday’s victory.
And the two-week stretch of 285 is the lowest for Seattle since 1992 when the Seahawks got just 242 in consecutive games against the Chargers (180) and Dallas (62).
Penn had started 170 consecutive regular-season games before the injury, but missed Oakland’s playoff game last season with a knee problem.
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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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