labor/belabor the point

Definition of labor/belabor the point

  1. :  to repeat or stress something too much or too often I don't want to labor/belabor the point, but I think I should mention again that we are running out of time.

Word by Word Definitions

laborplay
  1. :  expenditure of physical or mental effort especially when difficult or compulsory

    :  human activity that provides the goods or services in an economy

    :  the services performed by workers for wages as distinguished from those rendered by entrepreneurs for profits

  1. :  to exert one's powers of body or mind especially with painful or strenuous effort :  work

    :  to move with great effort

    :  to be in the labor of giving birth

  1. :  of or relating to labor

    :  of, relating to, or constituting a political party held to represent the interests of workers or made up largely of organized labor groups

belaborplay
  1. :  to attack verbally

    :  to beat soundly

    :  to explain or insist on excessively

pointplay
  1. :  an individual detail :  item

    :  a distinguishing detail

    :  the most important essential in a discussion or matter

  1. :  to furnish with a point :  sharpen

    :  to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to

    :  to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (as a brick wall) and fill in with new material


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