Idiom:  on end

Meaning

Idiom:  on end

  • continuously for a period of time (e.g., hours, days, weeks, years)

Example sentences

  • When you're deployed in the military you can be away from your family for months on end.
  • Working in retail was awful for my health because I had to stand for hours on end
  • Our baby has been crying all night for weeks on end and my wife and I haven't had any sleep.
  • I've been going to that dry cleaners for years on end so I was shocked to see they had closed without any warning.
  • This summer has been amazing. We've had 80 degree weather and blue skies for weeks on end.
  • I've been spending $20 everyday eating out for weeks on end and I really need to go grocery stopping .
  • My parents have been nagging me to do my college applications for months on end.
  • You've been complaining about your job for months on end. Just quit already!


Synonyms

  • without end


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