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    chance22 is offline Member
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    each year and counting

    In English, is there an expression like "each year and counting"? I found it at the end of a sentence, but just couldn't find the entry in the dictionary. If this is a fixed expression, What does it mean?

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    Re: each year and counting

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    It is the phrase "…and counting" that is idiomatic. It means that the sequence referred to is expected to continue, or the amount is expected to increase.
    Our team's having a great season so far, eleven wins and counting.
    This week he's been out with four girls and counting, it's only Thursday.
    The company's losses stand at $10 million and counting.

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