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wave after/upon wave

literary largequantities or ​groups of something, one after another: Alliedplaneslaunched wave after wave of ​airattacks on the ​city.
(Definition of wave after/upon wave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wave after/upon wave”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一波又一波, 一批又一批…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一波又一波, 一批又一批…
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