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Can anyone tell me what this type of repetitive use of two words together in a phrase is actually called? For example:
- "What it is, is..."
It's called Epizeuxis.
When it's unnecessary, it's called a double copula
There are cases where it's correct to repeat a copula, but I don't believe there's a term for those.