repeat (oneself)

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repeat (oneself)

To repeat what one has previously done or stated. Be sure to take detailed notes, because I will not repeat myself. People surprised at the sudden shift in public opinion would do well to remember that history tends to repeat itself.
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repeat oneself

Express oneself in the same way or with the same words, as in Grandma forgets she has told us this story before and repeats herself over and over, or This architect tends to repeat himself-all his houses look alike. A well-known version of this idiom is the proverb History repeats itself, first recorded (in English) in 1561. For example, Her mother also married when she was 18-history repeats itself. [Mid-1800s]
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When she became very clumsy and started repeating herself Sofia was given MRI and CT scans which revealed she had an inoperable cancerous tumour on her brain stem.
Donia Samir Ghanem's look grabbed the attention, and comments poured on the pictures splitting between admirers of the dress's details and others who thought the actress is repeating herself as she had previously worn a similar design to another wedding.
"She was very confused and curious to where she was, constantly repeating herself, asking many of the same questions.
DS Jobling said that by 2.40ampresck mstrong oncern lcohol her speech was slurred and she was "repeating herself ".
Ms McElhinney said she saw Monaghan assaulting the pensioner on the day in question while she was "angry and agitated", explaining: "Miss McCaffrey kept repeating herself a lot.
At the presscon the other day for The Write Moment, directed by newcomer Dominic Lim with Jerald Napoles (no relation to you-know-who), Funfare showed Valeen a copy of that Sunday's STAR carrying Danny's column and she looked lovingly at her lolo's picture, repeating herself, 'He's really so handsome!' Mario was said to have a 'perfect face,' so well-defined like that of Denzel Washington, both sides of whose face look exactly the same.
The scene of Lee standing in a photo line and repeating herself at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency Monday morning resembled her two daughters' appearances, highlighted by repeated one-sentence apologies and what was generally regarded as a fake show of repentance.
Presiding Judge Irina Vorontsova interrupted speaking attorney Rabiga Sydykova and said she is repeating herself and asked if it was done intentionally.
Although Sam has continuously told everyone that she loves Drew, it seems like she is repeating herself as a way to make others believe that her heart is loyal to him.
As a result, MayMay ended up repeating herself and her hyper-emotional reactions, so the 'acting showcase' felt forced and strained.
Perhaps she thought she was repeating herself in a role.
On June 18, 2015, a woman aged 30 years was brought to the Staten Island University Hospital Emergency Department (ED) in New York by her mother, who reported that the patient had become acutely confused at home, was repeating herself, and did not recognize her family members.
"She was talking to herself, she was repeating herself, in drink, denying ever having had that affair.
Then in June 2014, when Christine was in Reading receiving physiotherapy at a rehabilitation facility for police officers, she became confused while chatting on the phone with a friend and began repeating herself.
STEPH FITZGERALD: On the bus with my two-year-old and an elderly man gets on, was fussing trying to sit in seat, she then shouts all over the bus, whilst holding her nose: "Ew mummy, man dinks!" Pointing and repeating herself! I wanted to die of shame!