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School officials and sheriff’s deputies called their names, counted their heads and led them, single file, to the football field.
Send the animals single file through a narrow chute with a gate to slow their pace. Don’t try to count numerically in your head
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SINGLE FILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of single file for English Language Learners
: a line of people, animals, or things arranged one behind another
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