Now don’t get me wrong I’ve done this and looking back on occasion I still do. But in its defense sometimes you need to do this to get your point across. Some people need this before they understand what you’re saying because it does not take the first time and you need to turn the light switch on. The meaning of (to tal’ e je) needless repetition of an idea in a different word, phrase or sentence: redundancy. Join wordsmith on Activerain.