back to back
adjective Also back-to-back.
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Example sentences from the Web for back-to-back
Back-to-back Derby winner Yoenis Céspedes will now suit up as an American League outfield reserve.
So there I was, in the position of doing two shows that were going to be on back-to-back nights.Allison Janney’s Incredible ‘Double O’ and That ‘Masters of Sex’ Love Scene|Jason Lynch|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are two back-to-back forty-five-minute segments without commercials.
Not many people would invite two back-to-back prison trips after two years of hard labor.Putin’s Police Arrest Pussy Riot Again In Court Crackdown|Michael Weiss|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I watched Her and American Hustle back-to-back, and I thought she crushed it in both movies.Aubrey Plaza on Playing A Zombie in ‘Life After Beth,’ the ‘Daria’ Movie, and More|Marlow Stern|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back-to-back, they fired, thrust, hewed and hacked at the swarming enemy.
T' house wheer I'd bin livin' were a back-to-back house, facin' north, so as we niver gat no sun thro' yeer's end to yeer's end.More Tales of the Ridings|Frederic Moorman
It is a curious double (back-to-back) statue of Ste. Anne and the Virgin.The Cathedrals of Southern France|Francis Miltoun
Here are two back-to-back rear tenements, with dark bedrooms on the south.The Battle with the Slum|Jacob A. Riis.
British Dictionary definitions for back-to-back
adjective (usually postpositive)
- denoting a credit arrangement in which a finance house acts as an intermediary to conceal the identity of the seller from the buyer
- denoting a loan from one company to another in a different country using a finance house to provide the loan but not the funding
Idioms and Phrases with back-to-back
With backs close together or touching, as in In the first and second rows of the bus, the seats were back to back, an unusual arrangement. This term also can be applied to persons who stand facing in opposite directions and with their backs touching. [Mid-1800s]
Consecutively, one after another, as in I'm exhausted; I had three meetings back to back. [Mid-1900s]