repeat = burp

The other day my wife said, “You’re repeating” when I burped. I thought that odd. I’d never heard it in English but know that repetir is the normal word for it in Spanish. These are the sorts of things I enjoy looking at cross-linguistically and sometimes you need to go to dialects to find them. My wife grew up speaking Black English, so perhaps it’s a Southern or Black usage. Anyone familiar with the term, write in a comment, please.

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