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Meaning of “hour after hour” in the English Dictionary

"hour after hour" in British English

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hour after hour

for many ​hours without ​stopping: I ​sat by her ​bedside for hour after hour.
(Definition of hour after hour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hour after hour" in American English

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hour after hour

(also hour upon hour) for a ​longtime: The ​dog just ​sits there hour after hour and ​watches the ​hamsters.
(Definition of hour after hour from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hour after hour”
in Chinese (Simplified) 连续几个小时…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連續幾個小時…
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