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At a time; all at once:‘I spent several days with him, eight hours at a clip’
- ‘Training sessions were to be long, very long, 6-8 hours at a clip sometimes, but I felt very fortunate to be allowed such access.’
- ‘Veteran eater Conti used the sprint as well, but defined his by quantity, not time, speed-eating six matzo balls at a clip.’
- ‘We will focus on the small, mister-style heads first, knocking off 20 or so at a clip, then tackle the larger leaks later.’
- ‘I saw her twice a year, two weeks at a clip but now she can see me always.’
- ‘Because my family and I can only go for about six hours at a clip before engaging in some massive argument, it didn't seem worth the $300 for me to fly home.’
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