back-to-back back-to-back

Definition(s):

  • (adj) one after the other

Usage(s):

  1. Interviewed Obama, Clinton back-to-back where Clinton was asked tough questions, including being shown the weekend's Maria Shriver-Oprah Winfrey video.
  2. The authorities prefer to blame extreme weather conditions, including strong winds and back-to-back heatwaves that have turned Greece, and much of the Balkans, into a tinderbox.
  3. Russia is convening two back-to-back summits of significant global importance this week.

News

  1. Annual dryland field days set for June 20-21 in area

    Two back-to-back dryland field days highlighting research being conducted at farmsites near Froid and Sidney are on tap for June 20 and 21. This year’s lineup for the two annual tours includes several
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sidney Herald

  2. Officials Say Back-to-Back Car Bombings in Central Iraq Kill at Least 10 People

    Officials say back-to-back car bombings in central Iraq kill at least 10 people        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Officials say back-to-back car bombings in central Iraq kill at least 10 people - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois ...

    BAGHDAD (AP) - Officials say back-to-back car bombings in central Iraq kill at least 10 people.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

Quotes

  1. Teammate Rafer Alston mentions of Bryant, "We have to understand, that he's not one to let it happen on back-to-back occasions."
    on Jun 10, 2009 By: Rafer Alston Source: USA Today

  2. "I knew sooner or later we will win back-to-back matches because we have been performing well since the Twenty20 World Cup but missed out in close matches," he said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Shahid Afridi Source: South Asian News Agency (SANA)

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