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    Default 'in a row' and 'on the trot', equal in usage?

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    May I know if these two expressions are equally and commonly used, please?

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    Default Re: 'in a row' and 'on the trot', equal in usage?

    In my experience, yes.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Default Re: 'in a row' and 'on the trot', equal in usage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi,

    May I know if these two expressions are equally and commonly used, please?
    "On the trot" is not common in AmE.

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    Default Re: 'in a row' and 'on the trot', equal in usage?

    We use it in BrE.

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    Default Re: 'in a row' and 'on the trot', equal in usage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    We use it in BrE.
    Yes, I found it in a dictionary, marked BE. When I saw it here, I thought it would mean in a hurry -- like a horse.
    Last edited by Tdol; 18-Sep-2013 at 11:25. Reason: is -> in a dictionary

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