in succession

idiom

: following one after the other
The guests arrived in succession.
He won the championship twice in succession.
She listed the names in quick/rapid succession.

Examples of in succession in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Freddie Freeman worked a five-pitch at-bat but struck out swinging through an 89-mph knuckle-curve, making Robertson the only pitcher this season to strike out Betts, Ohtani and Freeman in succession. Iliana Limón Romero, Los Angeles Times, 14 June 2024 With both his counterparts bogeying in succession, back-to-back pars were enough for Mack to exorcise his playoff demons and stamp his ticket to Pinehurst. Jack Bantock, CNN, 14 June 2024 David Robertson is the only pitcher this season to strike out Mookie Betts, Shohei Ohtani and Freddie Freeman in succession. Bill Plunkett, Orange County Register, 13 June 2024 The rush of all those questions in succession creates this overwhelming sense of emotional responsibility and the possibility of your own failure to deliver on this romantic promise. Quinn Moreland, Vulture, 1 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for in succession 

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“In succession.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20succession. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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