Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

in a row

in a row
Meaning(s)
1) in a straight line or happening consecutively
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    • the team have won five matches in a row
  • Analysis

     If something is in a row it means to be arranged in a way so that it forms a line or that something happens a number of times repeatedly without a break or occurs consecutively.

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. The team are currently on a roll. They have won five matches in a row.
    2. I am happy that I managed to get to the gym for five days in a row this week.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. You have missed four days of work in a row now without offering a satisfactory explanation. If you don't step up your game I will have to let you go.
    2. This is the third month in a row that our sales have fallen. We need to find a way of stopping the rot before it's too late.
    3. At the start of class, the teacher lined up her students in a row to perform the roll call. 
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