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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

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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ˌad ˈnauseam

(from Latin) if a person says or does something ad nauseam, they say or do it again and again so that it becomes boring or annoying: Television sports commentators repeat the same phrases ad nauseam.
The meaning of the Latin phrase is ‘to sickness’.
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This, added to the new financial year increases in council charges, water bills, fuel and so on ad nauseam puts into perspective the amounts some of our MPs have been claiming as expenses and underlines why I''ll be looking very closely at any candidate who requests my vote.
Indeed, it did not take long for Johnson, 42, to create the impression that perhaps silence is forbidden at the British tracks where he regularly works, as he talked ad nauseam before, during, and after his Churchill races.