cover the same ground

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cover the same ground

To explore something that has already been discussed or looked at. I don't know why we keep having meetings when all we do is cover the same ground every week.
See also: cover, ground, same

cover the same ground

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go over the same ground

If something such as a conversation, a piece of writing or a course covers the same ground or goes over the same ground, it deals with the same subjects or the same part of a subject that has already been dealt with. As the titles of these two books imply, they cover much the same ground. You continue to think and wonder about it, going over the same ground in your mind, again and again.
See also: cover, ground, same