Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
on a loop
on a loop
1) repeating from the beginning
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music/video played on a loop
A ‘loop’ is a circle, something playing ‘on a loop’ repeats from beginning to end and begins again. You might play music ‘on a loop’ in a store or if someone is repeating themselves often you can say it is as if they are ‘on a loop’. Similar in meaning to ‘repeating itself’ or ‘playing over and over’. This expression can be used in social and professional contexts.
Social Examples (Advance)
We were sick and tired of hearingthe same song playing on a loop, over and over again.
The video was shared on social media, and it was thesame scene repeating, playing on a loop.
Professional Examples (Advance)
Some music has been shown to increase spending in-store, so we use a specially selected playlist and play iton a loopthroughout our locations.
Videos that play automatically oron a loopare considered the most annoying by the people we surveyed.
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