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1    an arrangement of persons or things in a line  
a row of chairs     
a      (Chiefly Brit)   a street, esp. a narrow one lined with identical houses  
b    (cap. when part of a street name)  
Church Row     
3    a line of seats, as in a cinema, theatre, etc.  
4      (Maths)   a horizontal linear arrangement of numbers, quantities, or terms, esp. in a determinant or matrix  
5    a horizontal rank of squares on a chessboard or draughtboard  
6    in a row          in succession; one after the other  
he won two gold medals in a row     
7    a hard row to hoe   a difficult task or assignment  
     (Old English raw, ræw; related to Old High German riga line, Lithuanian raiwe strip)  
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      n   bank, column, file, line, queue, range, rank, sequence, series, string, tier  

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row          [2]  
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  
3    argue, brawl, dispute, fight, go at it hammer and tongs, scrap     (informal)   spar, squabble, wrangle  

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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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watch multiple episodes of a television program such as a series in a row
On the pattern of 'binge-eat' or 'binge-drink', the term 'binge' meaning an excessive indulgence in something. Ex: As I became bored, I decided to binge-watch the entire season of my favorite series
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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