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one af·ter the oth·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. one after another, one after the otheradverb

    following one another in quick succession


  1. one after the otheradverb

    one by one (of a person or thing)


  1. one after the other

    "One after the other" is a phrase used to describe a series of events or things happening or following in sequence, without interruption. It typically means that each action or thing takes place immediately after the previous one, completed or experienced separately in a specific order. This can refer to people, actions, objects, events, or anything else that can logically follow in sequence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of one after the other in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of one after the other in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of one after the other in a Sentence

  1. Yana Galang:

    We only heard a man's voice and saw his finger pointing at the girls one after the other.

  2. Suman Kumar Gupta:

    We start getting bodies in the morning and they keep coming in one after the other.

  3. Louis XIV of France:

    The years go by one after the other; time slips past us with out our being aware of it; we grow old like ordinary men and we shall end like them.

  4. French Open:

    The late 90s and 2000s it was the extreme killing time of tennis players, you look at (Marcelo) Rios, myself, (Magnus) Norman, even Marat (Safin). They pushed the players so hard that they started to break one after the other.

  5. Lee Zeldin:

    She's been pandering to pro-criminal allies and she's been on the wrong side of these issues one after the other, kathy Hochul can't confront this head-on because she hasn't actually been doing anything about it.

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    declare untrue; contradict
    • A. deny
    • B. interrupt
    • C. restore
    • D. conceal

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