Definition of inch by inch in English:

inch by inch

  • Gradually: inch by inch he crept along the wall
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    • Despite everything that weighs us down, we continue to creep forward inch by inch.
    • The tide rose noticeably inch by inch, creeping up the two seaward tires alarmingly, my tires spun ever-deeper holes in the wet sand.
    • You measure progress inch by inch, not by leaps and bounds.
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