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word for word

in the exact words; verbatim. I memorized the speech, word for word. I can't recall word for word what she told us.
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word for word

exactly as spoken or written She copied it word for word from the encyclopedia.
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word for word

if a written or spoken statement is repeated word for word, it is repeated using exactly the same words The article was reprinted word for word in a different newspaper the next day.
See believe a word of it, breathe a word, say the word, spread the word, won't hear a word against
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word for word

Exactly as written or spoken, as in That was the forecast, word for word. Chaucer used this idiom in the late 1300s.
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