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English definition of “be/go on at sb”

be/go on at sb

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to complain to someone again and again about their behaviour or to ask them to do something: My parents are always on at us about having a baby. She's been on at me to get my hair cut.ComplainingUrging and persuadingCausing somebody to act Grammar:On, ontoOn and onto are prepositions.See more
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