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by the dozen meaning

"by the dozen" in a sentence
MeaningMobile
  • [American idiom]
    twelve at a time; in a group of twelve.
    I purchase socks by the dozen.
    Eggs are usually sold by the dozen.
    Around here we have problems by the dozen.

  • [American slang]
    in groups of 12. (Compare this with by the dozens.)
      Eggs are normally sold by the dozen.
Examples
  • He strings his phrases by the dozen.
  • Sell eggs by the dozen.
  • Eggs are sold by the dozen in this supermarket
  • Eggs are normally sold by the dozen
  • Eggs are sold by the dozen
  • The eggs are sold by the dozen
  • The eggs are sold by the dozen
  • Cheaper by the dozen
  • Eggs sell by the dozen
  • @bees by the dozen
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