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It will not be necessary to repeat in detail the course of my examination.

As we do, we must not repeat the well-intentioned errors of our past.

Yet, I repeat, man is potentially a man, however far he may be from actual manhood.

He did me the honor to repeat it aloud; but the Minister's answer was not heard.

In the lives of great men the typical tragedies are likely to repeat themselves.

I so loved the word as he had spoken it that I must repeat it after him.

Give me some more of the syrup, and then come and repeat the verse that I taught you the other day.

But after contending with himself, he concluded to repeat nothing.

We repeat that we are not much concerned with the growth of the idea of the power of God.

"That you need not repeat, my dear," interrupted Mrs. Beaumont.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to say what one has already said," from Old French repeter "say or do again, get back, demand the return of" (13c., Modern French répéeter), from Latin repetere "do or say again; attack again," from re- "again" (see re-) + petere "to go to; attack; strive after; ask for, beseech" (see petition (n.)).

Meaning "say what another has said" is from 1590s. As an emphatic word in radio broadcasts, 1938. Meaning "do over again" is from 1550s; specific meaning "to take a course of education over again" is recorded from 1945, American English. Related: Repeated; repeating.

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