Definition of one thing after another in English:

one thing after another

phrase

  • A series of problems or difficulties.

    ‘it's one thing after another with this kid’
    • ‘"It's been one thing after another with that shed," Cameron said, "We've been trying for ages to see if somebody wants it. There was nothing we could do in the end."’
    • ‘He said: "It's one thing after another at this club at the moment; I feel like I've been let down by the team and I can't understand why."’
    • ‘One thing after another crowded in upon me, demanding attention and pushing further down the list the things that really mattered.’
    • ‘It was just one thing after another after another, but we never felt like giving up.’
    • ‘Even as one thing after another goes wrong, he's still a lovable goof who loses his temper but never lets it get the best of him.’
    • ‘He worked hard as a farmer, but one thing after another worked against him and he never progressed very far.’
    • ‘I had been virtually injury free all season and then in the last few weeks I seem to have suffered one thing after another.’
    • ‘Every time I try to get my new blog working I hit another problem, it's just one thing after another.’
    • ‘Now, this year alone, the show has been plagued by one thing after another.’
    • ‘Our heroes undergo setbacks and minor triumphs, disasters and near-disasters, even scrapes with death - one thing after another.’