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    'Some things can't be said too many times'

    What does this sentence mean? Please provide an example of when and how to use it.

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    Re: 'Some things can't be said too many times'

    Quote Originally Posted by Agnes View Post
    What does this sentence mean? Please provide an example of when and how to use it.
    "Some things can't be said too many times." Examples:
    Saying "I love you" to one's spouse or child;
    Saying "please" and "thank you" when asking for or receiving something;
    When reciting the Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you!";

    There are many other similar situations where repetition is appropriate. For example:
    "Don't drink and drive!";
    "Cover your mouth when you cough!"

    Can you think of some examples?

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    Re: 'Some things can't be said too many times'

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Can you think of some examples?
    "Please provide context with your question."

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    Re: 'Some things can't be said too many times'

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    "Please provide context with your question."
    "If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times! CONTEXT is everything!"

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    Re: 'Some things can't be said too many times'

    Sorry 5jj! My bad!
    This was mentioned in a an article about bullying and the devastating effects it has on the child later in the future. I couldn't understand if they meant that it had been said too many times and therefore no need for repetition, or they meant that it had to be repeated and repeating it is never enough!! Thanks.

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    Re: 'Some things can't be said too many times'

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    Sorry 5jj! My bad!
    I wasn't criticising you! I was responding to amigos4's
    Can you think of some examples?

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    Re: 'Some things can't be said too many times'

    Quote Originally Posted by Agnes View Post
    This was mentioned in a an article about bullying and the devastating effects it has on the child later in the future. I couldn't understand if they meant that it had been said too many times and therefore no need for repetition, or they meant that it had to be repeated and repeating it is never enough!! Thanks.
    Thanks for providing the context, Agnes.
    As long as bullying is commonplace in our society, reminding people of its devastating effects on children can never 'be said too many times'.

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