bang away

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

bang away (third-person singular simple present bangs away, present participle banging away, simple past and past participle banged away)

  1. (idiomatic, intransitive) to strike or hit repeatedly
    bang away on the drums
  2. (idiomatic, intransitive) to work tirelessly
    I've been banging away at the essay for ages, but it still isn't finished.
  3. (idiomatic, intransitive) to constantly and irritatingly talk (about)
    My folks keep banging away at me to study harder.

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(constantly and irritatingly talk):

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