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by the dozen
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (in quantities of twelve)
2. (easily or quickly)
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
Andrew is a voracious reader. He goes through books by the dozen.Andrew es un lector insaciable. Termina libros en un instante.
These popsicles are very popular. We're selling them by the dozen.Estas paletas son muy populares. Se venden como pan caliente.
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