do something in/at one sitting

at one sitting

During one uninterrupted period of time. Our teenage sons can finish a whole turkey at one sitting. How much research can you get done at one sitting?
See also: one, sitting

at one sitting

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in one sitting

COMMON If you do something at one sitting or in one sitting, you do not stop doing it until you have finished it. He sometimes reads a whole novel at one sitting. She can go through a whole box of cookies in one sitting.
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do something in/at one ˈsitting

do something in one continuous period of activity, without getting up from your chair: I read the book in one sitting.
See also: one, sitting, something
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