She repeated the words because he didn't seem to take them in.
We have her, he'd said, and repeated the very same words when he called my house.
His heart stood still as she repeated the words to him.
He repeated the words after me and wrote them down.
One of the men repeated the words, but they did not seem to mean anything to him.
A lot of the time the Thing was simply repeating the woman's own words back at her.
In a voice that everyone could hear, he repeated her words.
She repeated the words, holding them close to her heart.
This time, led by Tom, the men all repeated the words after her.
He repeated the word as though he'd never heard it before.