bang on about (something)

bang on about (something)
Vrb phrs. To talk incessantly and uninterestingly, to nag. E.g."You're not going to change my mind by banging on about it!"

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • bang on about something — ˌbang ˈon about sth derived (BrE, informal) to talk a lot about sth in a boring way Syn: ↑go on • He keeps banging on about his new job …   Useful english dictionary

  • bang on about (something) — Vrb phrs. To talk incessantly and uninterestingly, to nag. E.g. You re not going to change my mind by banging on about it! …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bang on about — [phrasal verb] bang on about (something) Brit, informal : to talk about (something) repeatedly or for a long time She s always banging on about [=going on about] the importance of a good diet. • • • Main Entry: ↑bang …   Useful english dictionary

  • bang on about — PHRASAL VERB: no passive If someone bangs on about something, they keep talking about it in a boring or annoying way. [BRIT, INFORMAL] [V P P n] He has been banging on about education reform for years …   English dictionary

  • bang — bang1 S3 [bæŋ] n 1.) a sudden loud noise caused by something such as a gun or an object hitting a hard surface ▪ There was a loud bang outside the kitchen door. 2.) a painful blow to the body when you hit against something or something hits you …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bang — 1 noun 1 (C) a sudden loud noise caused by something such as a gun or an object hitting a hard surface: The front door slammed with a loud bang. 2 (C) a hard knock or hit against something: That was a nasty bang on the head. 3 bangs (plural) AmE… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bang — bang1 [ bæŋ ] verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive to hit something hard, making a loud noise: I banged on the window to get her attention. We could hear them banging their drums in the next street. bang something on/against something: She… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bang — [[t]bæ̱ŋ[/t]] bangs, banging, banged 1) N COUNT; SOUND A bang is a sudden loud noise such as the noise of an explosion. I heard four or five loud bangs... She slammed the door with a bang... The television went bang. 2) VERB If something bangs,… …   English dictionary

  • bang — bang1 noun 1》 a sudden loud, sharp noise.     ↘a sudden painful blow. 2》 (bangs) N. Amer. a fringe of hair cut straight across the forehead. 3》 Computing, chiefly N. Amer. the character ‘!’. verb 1》 strike or put down forcefully and noisily.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • bang on — phrasal verb I [intransitive] Word forms bang on : present tense I/you/we/they bang on he/she/it bangs on present participle banging on past tense banged on past participle banged on British informal to talk about something for a long time in a… …   English dictionary


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