Definition of one thing leads to another in English:

one thing leads to another

phrase

  • Used to suggest that the exact sequence of events is too obvious to need recounting.

    ‘he offered me a lift home one night and one thing led to another’
    • ‘And one thing leads to another and then pretty soon, both people are in this violent dilemma.’
    • ‘Anyway it's also fun to see how one thing leads to another.’
    • ‘And one thing leads to another and on and on it goes.’
    • ‘But one thing leads to another, as smokers, dieters and alcoholics all know only too well.’
    • ‘Like so many things in life, one thing leads to another.’