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You’d be forgiven for feeling a sense of déjà vu right now if you’re just tuning into today’s primaries in Virginia.It’s Eerily Like 2009 in Virginia’s Gubernatorial Primary|Philip Elliott|June 8, 2021|Time
Nepal’s positivity rate is inching closer to 50 percent of all those tested, in what is starting to feel like déjà vu as the country tracks almost exactly the same trajectory India did two weeks ago.Indians Run for the Exits, Taking COVID Risks With Them to Nepal, Dubai From a Dying Nation|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 7, 2021|The Daily Beast
Stung by the departure of the Chargers and the half-dozen failed stadium plans that proceeded it, and the failed SoccerCity plan that followed it, San Diego’s most ardent sports fans experienced déjà vu.Politics Report: Hotel Union Leader to Lead Union Leaders|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|March 27, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Investors who were around in 2009 might be having déjà vu this year.The S&P 500 has been eerily mirroring 2009 for months. Now, here’s what might be in store for December|Anne Sraders|December 1, 2020|Fortune
The allegations against big tech in the US antitrust hearings this week had a feeling of déjà vu for India.The US antitrust hearings on big tech have an important lesson for India|Ananya Bhattacharya|July 31, 2020|Quartz
He discusses the film, his Homeland Security fiasco, and why seeing Iraq in the news is giving him an awful sense of déjà vu.Mark Ruffalo Blasts Iraq’s GOP Warmongers, Talks ‘Begin Again’ and ‘Avengers’|Marlow Stern|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And yet, this almost-unfathomable plot somehow manages to elicit a sense of déjà vu.Young Adult Novel Adaptations Put Mainstream Blockbusters to Shame|Amy Zimmerman|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Rich Tafel, the news from Texas brings a feeling of déjà vu.
Governments throughout Europe are having their Weimer moment—déjà vu with potentially ruinous consequences.
And anyone in Europe with a sense of history has a very uneasy feeling of déjà vu.
One of them, a vivacious young Frenchwoman, was induced to give Barrois's romance, "J'ai vu fleurir notre dernier lilas!"The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
J'ai vu M. le Baron d'Holbach dans deux voyages que j'ai faits aux eaux de Contrexville.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
Jamais vous n'avez grenouille vu de aussi modeste, aussi naturelle, douee comme elle l'etait!Sketches New and Old, Part 1.|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Any animal possessing strength, has the terminal "fu" or "vu;" thus Njobvu, an elephant; M'vu, the hippopotamus.
La population de cette ville n'eut pas et aussi facile contenir que celle des villages ou on avait deja couru tant de perils.Travels in France during the years 1814-1815|Archibald Alison
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Cultural definitions for déjà vu
The strange sensation that something one is now experiencing has happened before: “I knew I had never been in the house before, but as I walked up the staircase, I got a weird sense of déjà vu.” From French, meaning “already seen.”