be on about

be on about

talk about tediously and at length - British informal

Related Idioms and Phrases :

be on at someone

nag or grumble at someone - British informal

be on to someone

be close to discovering the truth about an illegal or undesirable activity that someone is engaging in – informal

be on to something

have an idea or information that is likely to lead to an important discovery - informal

it is not on

it’s impractical or unacceptable – informal

on and off


now and then

on it

drinking heavily - Australian informal

on side

supporting or part of the same team as someone else

1997 - Spectator - And while clearly on side with New Labour, he has never been a closely quartered insider.

you are on

said by way of accepting a challenge or bet - informal

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