"three times in the raw"

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Pierce111

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Which form is correct:
a) "I did it three times in the raw"
b) "I did it three times from the raw" ?
 

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Do you mean, "I did it three times in a row"?

a) usually means, "I did it three times while naked".
b) makes no sense.
 

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I want to say that i had to do it one time after another in short period of time. For example I had to clean the floor in the shop three times, one after another, because it had been so dirty that the appropriate effect was achieved after third time.
 

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You could say, "I had to clean the floor three times in a row to get all the dirt off" as it can mean, as you say, one after another in a short space of time.
 
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As I see I mistook two words "raw" and "row" and this caused that you couldn't understand my meaning at the begining. Sorry for that.
Thanks for this answer.
 
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