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dwell on sth

phrasal verb with dwell uk   us   /dwel/ verb [I usually + adv/prep] (dwelt or dwelled, dwelt or dwelled) formal
C1 to keep thinking or talking about something, especially something bad or unpleasant: In his speech, he dwelt on the plight of the sick and the hungry.
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