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- adv. In single file.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. successively.
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- adv. in single file
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Other faces were caught one after another in the beams of the flashlights, always with streaks of rain haloing them.
He always tried to approach the schooling simulations in that state of mind, striving to convince himself that he was not participating in simple tests but was actually engaging in combat against the monsters; killing for real, destroying them one after another to protect his civilization, his friends, his world.
With trembling hands Grizel fumbled them all over, tossing one after another impatiently aside as she read the addresses.
More red bolts sought out white-boned targets, dropping one after another of the walking skeletons in shattering explosions of flying limbs and dripping components.
Without looking down, he heaved one after another over the edge of the ornithopter's canopy.
They found themselves looking down over a series of wooded ridgetops that diminished one after another into the jade green plain beyond.
Then she took her seat and waited with white lips and trembling limbs, as one after another professor called the names on the board, while their owners arose and explained their propositions, or "flunked" if they had not found a correct solution.
Then they were little individual finger-waves, in rippling movements, reminding me of finger plays I used to teach the children in my nursery school years ago: individual digits waving, then a few together, then one after another in a rapid sequence like playing scales on the piano.
Then they all set out together on the way to the forest, and Hansel threw one after another of the white pebble-stones out of his pocket on the road.
Goeben, Churchill grimly predicted, “would easily be able to avoid the French … [battleships] and brushing aside or outstripping their cruisers, break in upon the transports and sink one after another of these vessels crammed with soldiers.”