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hobbyhorse

noun [C] uk   /ˈhɒb.i.hɔːs/  us   /ˈhɑː.bi.hɔːrs/

hobbyhorse noun [C] (TOY)

a toy made from a long stick with a shape like a horse's head at one end, which a child can pretend to ride

hobbyhorse noun [C] (SUBJECT)

a subject that someone often talks about, usually for a long time: Don't mention tax or Bernard'll get on his hobbyhorse again.
Translations of “hobbyhorse”
in Chinese (Traditional) 話題, 反覆提到的話題…
in Chinese (Simplified) 话题, 反复提到的话题…
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