belabour belabour


  1. (v) to work at or to absurd length
  2. (v) beat soundly
  3. (v) attack verbally with harsh criticism



  1. "There's been an election campaign for about the last eight months," Hampton said. "Not to belabour the point, but in January I turned on the Weather Channel and there was a government ad telling people the McGuinty government was doing some...
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: Howard Hampton Source: Peterborough Examiner

  2. "We seek to have a legislature that acts decisively, and Mr. Hampton seeks to belabour this point, to stretch things out and to continue to put in peril the learning opportunities for students," Mr. Smitherman told reporters.
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: George Smitherman Source: Globe and Mail

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