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English definition of “inch by inch”

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inch by inch

in great detail and in many very small stages: Detectives searched the area around the murder scene inch by inch.
Translations of “inch by inch”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一點一點地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一点一点地…
(Definition of inch by inch from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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