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ad nauseam

if someone discusses something ad nauseam, they talk about it so much that it becomes very boring She talks ad nauseam about how brilliant her children are.
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ad nauseam

To ridiculous excess, to a sickening degree. For example, I wish he'd drop the subject; we have heard about budget cuts ad nauseam. The term, Latin for "to [the point of] nausea," has been used in English since the early 1600s.
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The redevelopment of New Street Station, expansion of the airport, diversifying the economy, regeneration in the suburbs and of course the long search for a global Birmingham brand, these are all things that have been debated ad nauseam and it did not require two conferences and hundreds of words to make progress on these matters.
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That when he accuses Sky Sports of running a vendetta against his club, he forgets that every spectacular Chelsea goal is also repeated ad nauseam until the positive always outweighs images of Michael Essien's disgraceful tackle on Didi Hamann.
Michael Bernacchi, a marketing professor at the University of Detroit Mercy, began hosting his annual "Super Bowl Ad Nauseam.
Martin repeats, ad nauseam, that he believes in the Canadian Charter, not in natural law morality, not in Catholic teaching, not in what the Church says.
The professor's statements have been summarized ad nauseam by the mainstream media as "comparing World Trade Center victims to Nazis" and taken out of context by biased commentators who assert Churchill is an advocate of terrorism.
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Are you telling me ad nauseam columns on UO athletics couldn't be put off for a day or two?
This is somewhat unsatisfying, since much of this story has already been told, ad nauseam, in the press.
Attorneys could drive accountants crazy discussing contracts between the two parties ad nauseam," jokes Sechler-Callton.
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But I recruit the same way with all players by dwelling, ad nauseam, on education.