on the trot


British, informal
: following one after another
He won the race three times on the trot.
: busy all the time
Working full-time and raising children keeps her on the trot from morning till night.

Examples of on the trot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In fact, every bakery in Athens sells an assortment, both sweet and savory, for those pangs of hunger while on the trot. John Malathronas, CNN, 13 Apr. 2021 Blair had won his second election on the trot. Samuel Earle, The New Republic, 23 Feb. 2021

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“On the trot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20trot. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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