year after year

year after year

for many years, one after another. We go to the same place for our vacation year after year. I seem to earn the same salary year after year.
See also: after, year

year after year

repeatedly for many years She got tired of performing the same music year after year. Aaron just did his job, year after year after year.
Related vocabulary: day after day
See also: after, year
References in classic literature ?
Year after year, I delayed the republication, proposing, at the suggestion of my old friend, Mr.
For three years and a half of my life I had had all the liberty I could wish for; but now, week after week, month after month, and no doubt year after year, I must stand up in a stable night and day except when I am wanted, and then I must be just as steady and quiet as any old horse who has worked twenty years.
Yet year after year we give eager belief to his promises.
They had been sent to him year after year, by his old mother in Austria.
But year after year went by, and the boy grew up and became a great hunter, and the lord of the land took him into his service, for he was as smart and bold a hunter as you would wish to see.
On the shell it is fast: in the flesh it is loose; but always has for a kernel a small hard substance, maybe a barren egg, maybe a grain of sand, around which the pearly matter deposits itself year after year successively, and by thin concentric layers.
Year after year, therefore, their marriage had been deferred.
And here have I been knocking about, year after year, from pillar to post, as if I was no more than the commonest feller in the parish.
He had toiled there year after year, at his self-appointed task, while infants grew to boyhood--to vigorous youth--idled through school and college--acquired a profession--claimed man's mature estate--married and looked back to infancy as to a thing of some vague, ancient time, almost.
As for me, I went on with my business as bailiff year after year up to Christmas 1847, when there came a change in my life.
Year after year, so much allowance for the drifting of the boat, so many miles an hour the flowing of the stream, here the rushes, there the lilies, nothing uncertain or unquiet, upon this road that steadily runs away; while you, upon your flowing road of time, are so capricious and distracted.
I have cast up the years of her age, year after year.
So, year after year, Silas Marner had lived in this solitude, his guineas rising in the iron pot, and his life narrowing and hardening itself more and more into a mere pulsation of desire and satisfaction that had no relation to any other being.
The school magazine recorded the distinctions he achieved year after year, and when he got his double first Dr.
The thoughts of living on, year after year, at the Grove - a hanger-on upon mamma and Walter, a mere cumberer of the ground (now that I know in what light they would regard it), is perfectly intolerable; I would rather run away with the butler.