At a time

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at a time: after another, at one time; straight, without pause; simultaneously
You stay on the phone for three hours at a time. Your ear must hurt with a phone to it for three hours without a pause.
The doctor will see each of you one at a time, so please wait in the waiting room until the doctor calls your name.
Don't confuse with:
At a time like this in this current climate; in this particular moment

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