months running

months running

Consecutive months. The phrase is typically preceded by a number. We've been waiting to close on the house for three months running—when will this process finally be over?
See also: month, running
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Manufacturing output has now declined for seven months running, but the latest fall was only marginal and the slowest over this period.
Pursuant to Article 87 of the Procurement Code is granted an advance to the contractor when the original amount of the contract exceeds EUR 50 000 HT and a duration of more than two months running.
Economists said the figures knocked confidence that the nation's builders would eke out growth in the third quarter after dragging on the wider economy for a several months running.
"Consequently, a further drop of around 5% in house prices looks highly possible in 2011, and the drop could well be steeper still." Martin Gahbauer, nationwide's chief economist, said it was the first time since February last year, that prices had fallen two months running.
Michael's team, which included eight Manchester United players, scored a mighty 202 points to win by six from the unlucky Alan Harris who has now finished runner-up two months running. Maybe it will be third time lucky for Alan in November?
Prices have fallen on an annual basis for six months running.
IN THE SUMMER OF 2000, Hauser Inc.'s stock was taking a beating, with shares trading below $1 for three months running. Then in October, the really grim news arrived: The NASDAQ National Market planned to de-list the company, relegating it to the low-volume Over The Counter exchange.
The group said the last of the international MSF teams will leave North Korea on Thursday morning, after 16 continuous months running drug distribution programs, training programs and supporting therapeutic feeding centers.
Pursuant to Article 87 of the Public Contracts Code advance is granted to the contractor when the original amount of the contract exceeds EUR 50 000 HT and lasting more than two months running.
The 65-year-old gave more than pounds 2.7million to the Tories in the 12 months running up to the general election.
It means values have risen for two months running, following two small falls in July and August.