Ad Infinitum


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Ad Infinitum

Describing anything that continues without limit. For example, if a government continually prints money, the money supply may increase ad infinitum.
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You see, the trouble with clichs and stereotypes is that, if perpetuated ad infinitum they can trip you up.
There are few stories in the life of Sid Caesar that haven't been repeated ad infinitum, but that one comes close.
Ifan said, ``Cymuned's views have been repeated ad infinitum in the Press so I don't really want to go through them again.
Number five, for example, repeats, ad infinitum, the audio loop "My cousin felt me up" while we watch images of leaves falling, a broken tricycle, and her cousin feeling her up.
What will it be like in a few years when another 50 million, then 100 million and 500 million, ad infinitum, are added?
The plot of ``Godot'' (pronounced GOD-oh) is well-known: Two downtrodden types gripe about their misfortunes, revel in (and occasionally rebuff) each other's company and repeat their actions ad infinitum.
Tzaig presents us with a game that is not a game, that runs ad infinitum, and in which there are no winners or losers.
He's got a sweetheart deal as a county supervisor, with no term limits, nobody to contest him in elections, ad infinitum.
How can smokers draw smoke into their lungs day after day after day, ad infinitum, without paying a price healthwise?
Today, Greenpeace's work deconstructs the idea of "progress" as the exploitation and domination of nature, ad infinitum, and they believe the earth must be preserved.
To young Hirst fans eager to lap up a brand-new Britpop soundtrack of unreleased material by Pulp and Blur, and to see cult-comic Eddie Izzard as a psychiatrist in a direct tribute to Hitchcock's Spellbound, it was scant comfort that they were permitted to scrutinize the living genitals on the five actors who were part of Greenaway's room full of sound effects and fury; or that they could view ad infinitum the snapping alien ("18" certificate on film and video) springing gorily from John Hurt's stomach, part of Scott's four-monitor mishmash of movie clips and production notes.
In recent weeks, we have read about our City Council members receiving their $107,000 salary per year, taking junkets (supposedly on behalf of the city), not attending council meetings, taking extended personal vacations, ad infinitum.