repeat performance


: an occurrence in which something happens or is done again
Event planners hope to avoid a repeat performance of last year's problems.

Examples of repeat performance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The rest of the news California is bracing this week for a possible atmospheric river, a particularly wet type of storm that struck often last winter and might set the stage for a repeat performance this winter. Soumya Karlamangla, New York Times, 14 Nov. 2023 Sign up Jeffries earned every Democratic vote present during Wednesday’s vote for speaker, a repeat performance of the unity the party showed on the first vote Tuesday, which stood in stark contrast to the mess across the aisle. Pablo Manríquez, The New Republic, 18 Oct. 2023 Hopefully, your child takes pride in that behavior, which will encourage a repeat performance in the future. Stacey Colino, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2023 Keep the plant for a repeat performance next year but probably not by Easter. Tom MacCubbin, Orlando Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2023 Evidently, that’s when the teams decided a repeat performance was boring. Tim Reynolds, Sun Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2023 Yet a repeat performance is unlikely, presaging increasingly tough decisions for Putin. Julia Horowitz, CNN, 22 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Repeat performance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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