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The example sentences of IN DRIBS AND DRABS in videos (3 in total of 3)

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English idiom

What does "in dribs and drabs" mean?
"in dribs and drabs" is an English idiom. Meaning "Periodically in very small amounts; bit by bit."

Similar phrases & idioms

be of assistance

be of practical use or help.

be of practical use or help.

X out

To draw an ex (X) or series of exes over some written word or name so as to ...

To draw an ex (X) or series of exes over some written word or name so as to designate its removal or need to be disregarded. A noun or pronoun can be used between "X" and "out."

gunk up

To cause something to be filled or covered with some thick, greasy, or filth ...

To cause something to be filled or covered with some thick, greasy, or filthy substance. A noun or pronoun can be used between "gunk" and "up."

in the scheme of things

In the long term; in the complete picture of something.

In the long term; in the complete picture of something.

ye gods!

an exclamation of astonishment.

an exclamation of astonishment.