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rabbit on

UK informal disapproving
verb [I] uk phrasal verb with rabbit   /ˈræb.ɪt/ us  
to continue talking about something that is not interesting to the person you are talking to: He's always rabbiting on about his stamp collection.
Translations of “rabbit on”
in Korean 마구 지껄이다…
in Arabic يُثَرثِر…
in Portuguese tagarelar, não parar de falar…
in Catalan parlotejar, xerrar…
in Japanese 延々と話し続ける…
in Italian farla lunga, menarla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒完沒了地說, 嘮叨, 喋喋不休…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没完没了地说, 唠叨, 喋喋不休…
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