say or do again
say (sth heard or learnt) to others
(of food) continue to be tasted from time to time after being eaten
supply a further consignment of (sth)
act of repeating; thing repeated
mark indicating a passage that is to be repeated
"the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"
"She kept reiterating her request"
"He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
"This is a recurring story"
"followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
"They would like to take it over again"
Today would bring a repeat of yesterday's sunshine.
出自： L. Grant
Nobody, repeat nobody, is to tamper with the..heating apparatus.
出自： B. Pym
He hadn't answered and so I repeated the question.
出自： L. Hellman
Why repeat? I heard you the first time.
He repeated it to everybody in the room.
She repeated what she had heard to her mother.
误 He repeated his story again.
正 He repeated his story.
析 repeat已含有“重”的意思,因此,表示“再说一次”时,不宜再加again。不过repeat it again的说法是有的,但它表示“说第三遍”,而不是“再说一遍”。
误 If you do not want to repeat the tragic history, you should never show mercy to your enemies.
正 If you do not want to see the tragic history repeated, you should never show mercy to your enemies.
析 个人不能使历史重演,所以不能用repeat the tragic history,而应该用repeat的被动形式。