Repeat

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Definition

to repeat: to do again; to say again, to reiterate
verb

to repeat oneself: to say the same thing again
verb

Could you repeat that please?: Please can you say that again? I didn't hear or understand you!
idiom

I don't want to see a repeat of this!: I don't want this to happen again in the future!
idiom

Examples

  • "Dr. Loblaw : So, let me repeat myself."
  • "I have no patience for stupid questions and I don't like repeating myself."
  • "Could you repeat that, please?"
  • "However, I don't want to see a repeat of this kind of outmoded and inappropriate attitude."
  • "I repeat, attendance is mandatory!"
  • "Scientists initially thought that the result was an anomaly, and feared their data was tainted, however repeated testing confirmed that the data was in fact valid."
  • "It could be a bogey, I repeat, it could be a bogey."
  • "The MP also compared environmentalists to "Nazi-style propaganda peddlers", and said 'if something is repeated to the general public often enough, of course they will believe it."
  • "I repeat, an intruder alert."
  • "This question soon became one of Cheeter's favourites: a sort of mantra which he repeated up until his death."

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