Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

over and over

over and over
1) repeatedly, again and again
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • do something over and over again
  • Analysis
    Doing something over and over means to do it again and again, or repeatedly. This phrase usually has a negative connotation implying that the repeated action is a waste of time or requires a lot of effort. This is a popular phrase you will hear in both professional and social contexts.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. The shopkeeper told the man over and over to leave his shop, but he just wouldn't listen. In the end, the police had to be called.
    2. I find the commute to work so boring. I have had to drive the same route over and over again for years now! I would love a change of scenery.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. I'm sick of saying the same thing over and over and nobody listening, so from now on; any member of staff who asks me when the deadline is will be fined!
    2. Automation is a great way to save time and resources instead of performing repetitive tasks over and over.
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