one right after the other

idiom

: very close together in time
The storms came one right after the other.

Examples of one right after the other in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This step alone demands many additional Starship flights, one right after the other, to supply the spacecraft with fuel. Michael Greshko, Scientific American, 18 Jan. 2024 Sometimes, entire bottles are poured down drains, one right after the other, and create a sort of artistic appearance before they get scrubbed and flushed or rinsed away. Mary Cornetta, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Sep. 2023 Three other new hits start inside the top 20 on the World Digital Song Sales chart, with each one coming one right after the other. Hugh McIntyre, Forbes, 20 May 2021 The games happen one right after the other starting in the afternoon and extending through the evening. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, 7 Aug. 2020 The planets are coordinating with each other to send jolts of inspiration your way, one right after the other, and any one of these jolts may turn into a million-dollar idea! Tarot Astrologers, chicagotribune.com, 11 Sep. 2021 This ability to watch episodes one right after the other has allowed for a kind of storytelling that really wasn’t available twenty years ago. Mike Sacks, The New Yorker, 21 Aug. 2022 Sometimes, though, there’s a run of them, one right after the other, making balance almost impossible. Laurent Belsie, The Christian Science Monitor, 25 July 2022 Imagine trying to pitch to those two physically enormous human beings, one right after the other. Bernie Pleskoff, Forbes, 4 Oct. 2021 See More

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Dictionary Entries Near one right after the other

oner

one right after the other

onerous

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“One right after the other.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one%20right%20after%20the%20other. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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