broken record


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broken record

A person or thing that repeats itself over and over again. Likened to vinyl records that when severely scratched (i.e., "broken") can loop over the same recorded segment endlessly. I feel like a broken record having to tell you this each day, but please clean your room!
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You really are beginning to sound like a broken record. It would be a nice change if you could write about a completely different subject for a change.
Sison had earlier said: "Duterte is like an old broken record repeating ad nauseam his termination of the GRP-NDFP (National Democratic Front of the Philippines) peace negotiations."
" Panelo said Sison's statement is "a case of the pot calling the kettle black." Sison said the President sounds like a "broken record" for repeatedly saying he is terminating the peace talks, noting that peace negotiations were called off since 2017 under Proclamation 360.
Sison is an echo of repeated criticisms against President Rodrigo Duterte after calling the President a 'broken record' for ending the peace negotiations.
'They have started to sound like a broken record...
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian government slammed the allegations of an alleged chemical attack in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, as an "unconvincing broken record", while NATO states have blamed the Syrian army for the alleged use of chemical weapons in Damascus province.
Their only familiarity with a broken record might be something like a record that is broken in the 100-yard dash.
I KNOW I sound like a broken record, but each game that goes by shows just how much Liverpool miss Daniel Sturridge.
AT the risk of sounding like a "broken record", Lee Collings has warned his Durham City side to cut out the defensive bloopers and start climbing the Evo-Stik North table.
But for his new album Broken Record, his best in years, he recruited a team of old friends and new collaborators and recorded in a New York studio.
Ramallah / PNN -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being accused of being a "broken record" when skirting the issue of a Palestinian state.
Chester have not won since before Christmas and manager Bobby Williamson said: "I'm starting to sound like a broken record, saying the same things again and again.
The Broken Record "No": Utter the same phrase repeatedly, which is usually necessary when someone is trying to wear you down.
Serious, informed comment on the dance scene has virtually disappeared from the pages of the paper, in what is fast becoming a broken record in arts coverage.
Rising health-care costs are like a broken record for those in the health-care and health insurance industries--the message that is repeated year after year.