In small amounts, by small degrees: “She didn’t get the money all at once; they sent it to her ________.”
This question was slightly altered from the 1965–70 question.
|A LITTLE AT A TIME||7|
|LITTLE BY LITTLE||5|
|IN DRIBS AND DRABS||3|
|BY DRIBS AND DRABS||1|
|IN BITS AND PIECES||1|
DARE Data Summary by Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.