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wave after/upon wave

literary
large quantities or groups of something, one after another: Allied planes launched wave after wave of air attacks on the city.
Translations of “wave after/upon wave”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一波又一波, 一批又一批…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一波又一波, 一批又一批…
(Definition of wave after/upon wave from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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