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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To harp on one string (0.00984 detik)
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Definition: To harp on one string
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Harped
(h[aum]rpt) p. pr. &
vb. n. Harping
.] [AS. hearpian. See Harp
1. To play on the harp.
I heard the voice of harpers, harping with their
harps. --Rev. xiv. 2.
2. To dwell on or recur to a subject tediously or
monotonously in speaking or in writing; to refer to
something repeatedly or continually; -- usually with on or
upon. “Harpings upon old themes.”
Harping on what I am,
Not what he knew I was. --Shak.
To harp on one string
, to dwell upon one subject with
disagreeable or wearisome persistence. [Colloq.]