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row  

[1]     ( rows    plural  )   (ARRANGEMENT OR SEQUENCE)  
1       n-count   A rowof things or people is a number of them arranged in a line.  
oft N of n  
...a row of pretty little cottages..., Several men are pushing school desks and chairs into neat rows.     
2       n-in-names   Row is sometimes used in the names of streets.  
n N  
...the house at 236 Larch Row.     
3   
    death row  
    skid row  
4    If something happens several times in a row, it happens that number of times without a break. If something happens several days in a row, it happens on each of those days.  
in a row             phrase   PHR after v  
They have won five championships in a row...     
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row  

[1]  
      n   bank, column, file, line, queue, range, rank, sequence, series, string, tier  

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row   [2]  
      n  
1    altercation, bagarre, brawl, commotion, controversy, dispute, disturbance, falling-out     (informal)   fracas, fray, fuss, noise, quarrel, racket, ruckus     (informal)   ruction     (informal)   rumpus, scrap     (informal)   shindig     (informal)   shindy     (informal)   shouting match     (informal)   slanging match     (Brit.)   squabble, tiff, trouble, tumult, uproar  
2    castigation, dressing-down     (informal)   flea in one's ear     (informal)   lecture, reprimand, reproof, rollicking     (Brit. informal)   talking-to     (informal)   telling-off     (informal)   ticking-off     (informal)   tongue-lashing  
      vb  
3    argue, brawl, dispute, fight, go at it hammer and tongs, scrap     (informal)   spar, squabble, wrangle  

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row, row, row, death row

get one's ducks in a row exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.

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n.
watch a great number of episodes from the same television series in a row
portmanteau word: binge (excessive consumption of something) + watching

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