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to labour a point

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  • labour the point — phrase to continue explaining something or adding details after everyone clearly understands it Thesaurus: to talk continuously and too muchsynonym Main entry: labour * * * labour the ˈpoint idiom to continue to repeat or explain sth that has… …   Useful english dictionary

  • labour the point — ► labour the point elaborate something at excessive length. Main Entry: ↑labour …   English terms dictionary

  • labour the point — explain or discuss something at excessive length. → labour …   English new terms dictionary

  • labour the point — to continue explaining something or adding details after everyone clearly understands it …   English dictionary

  • labour — (US & Austral. labor) ► NOUN 1) work, especially hard physical work. 2) workers collectively. 3) (Labour) the Labour Party. 4) the process of childbirth. ► VERB 1) work hard …   English terms dictionary

  • labour — [[t]le͟ɪbə(r)[/t]] ♦ labours, labouring, laboured (in AM, use labor) 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl, oft supp N Labour is very hard work, usually physical work. → See also hard labour ...the labour of seeding, pla …   English dictionary

  • labour — labour1 W1S3 n BrE labor AmE ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(work)¦ 2¦(workers)¦ 3¦(baby)¦ 4 a labour of love 5 somebody s labours ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(WORK)¦[U] work, especially physical work ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • labour — I UK [ˈleɪbə(r)] / US [ˈleɪbər] noun Word forms labour : singular labour plural labours *** 1) [uncountable] economics the workers in a particular country, industry, or company considered as a group the declining demand for labour in agriculture… …   English dictionary

  • labour — 1 BrE, labor AmE noun 1 WORK (U) effort or work, especially physical work: The garage charges 30 an hour for labour. | manual labour (=work with tools you hold in your hands): Building still involves a lot of manual labour. | withdraw your labour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Labour — n. & v. (US, Austral. labor) n. 1 a physical or mental work; exertion; toil. b such work considered as supplying the needs of a community. 2 a workers, esp. manual, considered as a class or political force (a dispute between capital and labour).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • labour — n. & v. (US, Austral. labor) n. 1 a physical or mental work; exertion; toil. b such work considered as supplying the needs of a community. 2 a workers, esp. manual, considered as a class or political force (a dispute between capital and labour).… …   Useful english dictionary

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