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English definition of “flog sth to death”

flog sth to death

UK informal
to use, do, or say something so often that it is no longer interesting: It's a theme that's been flogged to death.Saying againSaying and uttering
(Definition of flog sth to death from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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