Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

reiterate

reiterate
Meaning(s)
1) repeat something in order to emphasize it
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • reiterate the point/fact
  • Analysis

    To reiterate means to repeat something in order to stress its importance or to emphasise something. When you re-80 rate you might to rephrase something or repeat what you said before in a new way to ensure people don't forget essential information.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. I heard that Robert was questioning whether he should go ahead with his move abroad, so I rang him to reiterate my support for his decision.
    2. Just to re-iterate this is a formal warning and the next time this happens there will be more serious consequences.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. The lawyer spent most of his closing argument reiterating the fact that there was no direct evidence against his client. 
    2. I wanted to make sure that everyone present at the meeting had a clear understanding of what was discussed, so at the end I reiterated the most important points.
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