Meaning of “one after another” in the English Dictionary

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"one after another" in British English

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one after another

also one after the other

B2 many, in a series:

I'll eat chocolates one after the other until the box is finished.

(Definition of “one after another” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"one after another" in American English

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one after another

also one after the other

first one person or thing and then another, followed by more:

He ate one chocolate after another until the box was finished.

(Definition of “one after another” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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