days running

days running

Consecutive days. If you've been sick for 10 days running, you should probably go to the doctor.
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days running

 and weeks running; months running; years running
days in a series; months in a series; etc. (Follows a number.) I had a bad cold for five days running. For two years running, I brought work home from the office every night.
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References in classic literature ?
I'd sooner go two days running without my dinner than pay this call!
"Did you observe, D'Artagnan, that three days running they have brought us braised mutton?"
Mademoiselle inquired for eight days running whether Penelope had had her oats at two o'clock, because on one occasion Jacquelin was a trifle late.
Really, I don't want to meet my father three days running. It is a great deal too much excitement for any son.
Cancer-stricken Palestinian detainee Bassam al-Sayeh has been refusing to take medicine for eight days running in protest at the arbitrary and exhausting inter-prison transfers carried out by the Israeli prison authorities, his wife said .
Recently she had to play him for three days running on her shifts before she could get out of it.
Cuomo's intimate understanding of housing in New York, borne of his days running the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and as an attorney supervising the production of offering plans, suggests that his election as attorney general will ease what has become a development bottleneck.
Working as a liaison officer with the Salvation Army, the 41-year-old has spent her days running relief projects for those whose lives were devastated by the effects of the giant waves.
Their data, reported in the August Ecology, show that many fish eat all the time, while some others spend the majority of their days running on empty.
The high court of M charges Ms Emma Bunton with the heinous fashion crime of wearing the same turquoise bra (M&S incidentally) two days running.