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hour after hour

(also hour upon hour)
for a long time: The dog just sits there hour after hour and watches the hamsters.
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"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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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