Verb(1) to work at or to absurd length(2) beat soundly(3) attack verbally with harsh criticism
(1) there is no need to belabour the point(2) So, if you're looking for a weighty tome for a Christmas present, to block a draught or to belabour rival fans, you'll want to enter the competition.(3) There many other projects and forms of aid which can be cited and there is certainly no need to belabour the point.(4) The elderly poet chased the young man, belabouring him round the shoulders with a walking stick.(5) It seemed to me that there were now two areas: one was that of what you might call highbrow poetry and one could go on belabouring people writing in that field.(6) Not to belabor the obvious, but our ancestors were fish.(7) Jokes are laboured and belaboured ; situations are overindulged and run to exhaustion before they end.(8) At the risk of belabouring the point, let me cite just one other publication dealing with this question.(9) Not to belabor the issue, the question is: why is it so difficult today to resist those pressures?(10) I have my own opinions on the matter, obviously, and I've belabored the board sufficiently with them.(11) He's handling this part just right, it seems to me, by staking out his positions without belaboring them or taking shots at those who disagree (except, of course, for activist judges).(12) With the earnestness of a high-school civics instructor, he continues to belabor the obvious.(13) The answer is obvious, and there's no point belaboring it.(14) To belabor the obvious, a lot of the people who stayed did so because they didn't have the money to leave.(15) He got his point across early but yet he belabored it.(16) This post is some combination of belaboring the obvious and speculating wildly about the future.
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