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English definition of “be one thing after another”

be one thing after another

(also be one thing after the other)
You say that it is one thing after another/the other when many things are happening in a short time : I've been so busy today. It's been one thing after another.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly Grammar:Thing and stuffGrammar:ThingWe use the general noun thing more commonly in speaking than in writing.Grammar:StuffStuff is one of the most common nouns in speaking. It is more informal than thing. It is not at all common in writing.
(Definition of be one thing after another from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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