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time and time again

This page is about the idiom time and time again

Meaning: If you've done something time and time again, you've done it many times, or you've done it repeatedly.

For example:

  • I've told Terry time and time again not to call me before ten in the morning, but he still does it!

  • We love that restaurant. We've been there time and time again and we still like going there.

The idiom "time after time" has the same meaning, and can be used in the same way.

Quick Quiz:

They've been to Disneyland time and time again because

a. they didn't enjoy it much

b. they don't have much free time

c. the kids love it

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Contributor: Matt Errey