Definition of time after time (also time and again or time and time again) in English:

time after time (also time and again or time and time again)

phrase

  • On very many occasions; repeatedly.

    • ‘One wonders why, after being put off time after time, she continues to persist.’
    • ‘Is this the story of violence, suffering and dashed hopes Africa is condemned to repeat time and time again?’
    • ‘The architectural importance of Ballyfin House was stressed time and time again.’
    • ‘They just repeat the old ones time and again to the end of their years.’
    • ‘Last week on a tour of the United States, he repeated this message time and again.’
    • ‘If it can be done once, then maybe it can be repeated time after time, until not a single child is left without a roof over its head.’
    • ‘A professional actor is destined to repeat the roles he had been doing time and again.’
    • ‘Basic errors are repeated time and again, despite fine words and earnest assurances to this committee.’
    • ‘Worse than that, he can get repeated migraines, going through the whole process time and again.’
    • ‘This is the pattern we have seen repeated time after time throughout history.’
    frequently, often, repeatedly, again and again, over and over, over and over again, time and again, time and time again, time after time, many times, on many occasions, many times over
    repeatedly, again and again, over and over, over and over again, time and again, time and time again, frequently, often, many times, many a time, on many occasions, many times over
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