in a row
in a row
- to happen a couple of consecutive times without break
- making in a line of something
- something that occurs in a sequence
- to get your ducks in a row means to get your affairs in order
- He has been sick for three days in a row.
- I can’t believe that my husband has made me go the same place for our anniversary three years in a row.
- My sister has won eight tennis matches in a row. She is thinking of playing professionally.
- Before I buy a house, I will need to get all of my ducks in a row.
- He will have to get all of his ducks in a row if he wants her to marry him.
- He really has all of his ducks in a row. I cannot believe how much he has grown up over the last year.
- Kolten Wong has missed his target twice in a row on water cooler celebrations.
- Real Madrid progress to third Champions League final in a row.
The phrase “in a row” literally means something that happens consecutively. It is thus easy to understand that it has been used in literal fashion denoting things that happen after each other.
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