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English definition of “have a bee in your bonnet”

have a bee in your bonnet

informal to keep talking about something again and again because you think it is very important: She never stops talking about dieting - she's got a real bee in her bonnet about it.Excited, interested and enthusiastic
(Definition of have a bee in your bonnet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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