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drone on

disapproving
verb [I] uk phrasal verb with drone   /drəʊn/ us    /droʊn/
to talk for a long time in a boring way: He was droning on (and on) about his operation.
Translations of “drone on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 喋喋不休,無休止地談論…
in Russian бубнить…
in Turkish monoton/sıkıcı bir ses tonuyla konuşmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喋喋不休,无休止地谈论…
in Polish ględzić…
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