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chain-smoke

verb [I] uk   /ˈtʃeɪn.sməʊk/  us   /-smoʊk/
to smoke cigarettes one after another: Joan's under a lot of pressure these days - she's been chain-smoking ever since her divorce.
chain-smoker
noun [C] uk   us  
Translations of “chain-smoke”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一支接一支地抽煙…
in Russian курить одну сигарету за другой…
in Turkish hiç aralıksız, durmaksızın sigara içmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一支接一支地抽烟…
in Polish palić nałogowo…
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