at one sitting

at one sitting

also in one sitting
during a short period of time A month's supply of that drug taken at one sitting would kill you. I read the book in one sitting and couldn't get to sleep after I finished it.
See also: one, sitting

at/in one sitting

if you do something at one sitting, you do it during one period of time without stopping I read the whole book in one sitting.
See also: one, sitting
References in classic literature ?
Then twelve roasted oxen and twelve tons of bread were brought alongside of the ship, and at one sitting the glutton had devoured it all.
It's a big thing for a man to have to understand and to decide at one sitting.
A BURGER and fries meal or a trip to a pizza restaurant can lead to children and adults eating half their recommended daily calories or salt at one sitting, research suggests.
The difficulty at Veggie Lovers stems from the fact that everything is so low-priced that there's a tendency to over-order, ending up with a table crammed with different food items, way too much for any party fewer than a busload to eat at one sitting.
Never has the company looked so good and offered so much variety at one sitting.
An attempt is being made to set a new world record for the most number of people having their heads shaved for charity at one sitting.
You can read this book at one sitting, or pick it up for a nugget or two of information whenever you want.
Reading this collection of poetry at one sitting is not for the faint hearted, since many of the poems - especially the pastoral pieces - do not conform to contemporary tastes.
One advantage of the WaterLase is that you can work on all four quadrants at one sitting, without numbing," said Brett Egelske, D.
More than 56 percent of all male students and 40 percent of all female students admit to binge drinking: five or more drinks for a man, four or more for a woman, at one sitting.
Binge drinking is defined as five drinks at one sitting for a man, four for a woman, enough to risk health and well-being.
This I like for two reasons: The first is it allows for more dishes to be sampled at one sitting.
And even if all this is just too much to digest at one sitting, the Columbia Pictures release, priced at $25, is lots of fun.
In a 1994 survey, 40 percent of college students admitted to binge drinking - downing five or more drinks at one sitting - at least once within the previous two weeks.