Mammoth Memory

Da Capo (or D.C.) – Repeating from the beginning

(Pronounced dah-kah-poh)

He'd dropped his cap - oh dear! (capo). It meant he had to repeat from the beginning.

He'd dropped his cap - oh dear! (capo). It meant he had to repeat from the beginning.

 

Examples of da capo in a sentence

They started again from the beginning several times: it wasn't intentional da capo - they just kept getting it wrong!

The opening chorus has three da capos - some critics think this amount of repetition is tedious.

Her composition, she thought, was far too short, so she put in a couple of da capos to fill it out.

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