dilate on/upon

phrasal verb

dilated on/upon; dilating on/upon; dilates on/upon
formal
: to talk about (a subject) for a long time
We spent a long evening listening to him dilate on the need for tax relief.

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“Dilate on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dilate%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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