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English definition of “pound away at sth/sb”

pound away at sth/sb

phrasal verb with pound     /paʊnd/ verb [I or T]
to criticize something or try to get someone to do something: The campaigners have promised to keep pounding away at the council until the decision to build the road is reversed .Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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