on at


British, informal
: asking (someone) for something repeatedly and in a way that is annoying
She is always on at him for money.
: asking or telling (someone) to do something repeatedly and in a way that is annoying
Mummy's always on at me about cleaning up my room!

Examples of on at in a Sentence

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“On at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20at. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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