one thing and another


: various things that have happened
What with one thing and another, we still haven't finished.

Examples of one thing and another in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The situation has reached a strange netherworld of off-the-record confirmations and denials where one set of sources says one thing and another says the opposite, and most likely no one is telling the whole truth. Jem Aswad Variety Entertainment News Service, al, 23 Aug. 2023 The boundaries between one thing and another are always blurry and changing, if not actually nonexistent. Hazlitt, 26 July 2023

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“One thing and another.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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