「Using identical pairs to emphasize your point」
over and over
I explained to him over and over, but he still didn’t understand how the photocopier worked.
round and round
We went round and round the neighborhood for a couple of hours looking for our cat. Eventually, we spotted her sitting under a tree.
on and on
without stopping at length
She was so disturbed by what she had seen in the forest that she went on and on about it for hours.
again and again
little by little
Little by little, I lost my patience with the children.
all in all
considering all (everything)
All in all, I think you should buy a house.
day after day
everyday for long
Day after day she looked after her aging parents, but she wouldn’t have had it any other way.
word for word
She copied my essay word for word!