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.


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  • 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 — ► bang on about informal talk at tedious length about. Main Entry: ↑bang …   English terms dictionary

  • bang on about — verb To keep talking endlessly about the same subject. He was banging on about the election results. I just stopped listening after a while …   Wiktionary

  • bang on about Brit. — bang on about Brit. informal talk at tedious length about. → bang …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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 — ► NOUN 1) a sudden loud sharp noise. 2) a sudden painful blow. 3) (bangs) chiefly N. Amer. a fringe of hair cut straight across the forehead. ► VERB 1) strike or put down forcefully and noisily. 2) make or cause to make a bang …   English terms 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 — 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 — [[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


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