HyperDic: belabour

English > 3 senses of the word belabour:
VERBsocialbelabour, belaborto work at or to absurd length
contactbelabour, belaborbeat soundly
communicationbelabour, belaborattack verbally with harsh criticism
English > belabour: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningTo work at or to absurd length.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderwork at, work onTo exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
English > belabour: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBeat soundly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderbeat, beat up, work overGive a beating to
English > belabour: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningattack verbally with harsh criticism.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with

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