One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Following one after the other without interruption.‘she won the race for the second year in succession’
one after the other, in a row, consecutively, one behind the other, successively, in sequenceView synonyms
- ‘For the second year in succession, Carlisle are staring into the abyss of relegation from the Football League.’
- ‘It is no coincidence that for the second Olympics in succession, cycling and sailing have won a good collection of golds.’
- ‘Then, for the second tournament in succession, it was the fitness of another player that determined his fate.’
- ‘Throwing away a two goal lead once can be put down to bad luck, but to do it for the second game in succession smacked of carelessness.’
- ‘Among them was extra seating in the main stand, and for the second season in succession, United came to the rescue.’
- ‘For the second year in succession, the event was held in the University of Wales indoor stadium in Cardiff.’
- ‘They subsequently lost out to Kildare for the second year in succession by the minimum margin.’
- ‘The sad fact is that for the second time in succession Rangers were fiercely unlucky not to progress.’
- ‘This is the second year in succession that the club has won this cup, which is a wonderful achievement.’
- ‘It will be their second table-top clash in succession after losing to Sherburn last week.’
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