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English definition of “be on about”

be on about

UK informal
If you ask someone what they are on about, you are asking that person, often in a slightly annoyed way, what they mean: I dunno what you're on about.Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying Grammar:On, ontoOn and onto are prepositions.See more
(Definition of be on about from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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