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one by one



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Idioms and Phrases

Also, one at a time . Individually in succession, as in The ducklings jumped into the pond one by one , or One at a time they went into the office . Formerly also put as one and one and one after one , this idiom dates from about a.d. 1000.

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Example Sentences

The models were assisted onto the platformed catwalk one-by-one, and their veils were lifted to reveal their faces.

They come through on our end in a queue, and we'll approve one-by-one so Ogi/Sai/Jess have the time to answer them.

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Idioms from The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

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