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Reduplicating a noun gives the idea of "every"

在北方,年年冬天都这么冷。 Zài běifāng, niánnián dōngtiān dōu zhème lěng.
‘In the north, every winter is as cold as this.’

她天天都在担心这件事。 Tā tiāntiān dōu zài dānxīn zhè jiàn shì.
‘She worries about this every day.’

月月都要去交水电费,好麻烦。 Yuèyuè dōu yào qù jiāo shuǐ-diànfèi, hǎo máfán.
‘It is such a nuisance to have to go and pay the water and electric bills monthly.’

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