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ad nauseam

Continuously and to excess. The phrase is Latin for "to nausea" (to the point that one becomes ill). I couldn't help but check my watch as Beth talked ad nauseam about her boyfriend's accomplishments.
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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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And how long will it be, without a Public sector wage and pension freeze, before that 7% is swallowed up by annual wage and indexed pension rises, against a backdrop of similar public spending cuts planned for next year and probably ad nauseam for years to come.
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MOORS Murderer Ian Brady was slapped down by the judge hearing his mental health tribunal after first walking out then complaining: "I've listened to this ad nauseam.
MOORS murderer Ian Brady was slapped down by the judge hearing his mental health tribunal yesterday after first walking out then complaining: "I've listened to this ad nauseam.
then rerun it ad nauseam for the next 12 hours and into the early morning hours of Monday.
It is a falsehood that some supermarkets trot out ad nauseam in an attempt to justify paying even less to their pork farmers so they can sell more and make more profit while they expect farmers to supply more and run up even greater losses.