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to work at or to absurd length

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attack verbally with harsh criticism

beat soundly

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Although Collins has occasionally voiced support for efforts to hold the White House accountable, she'd prefer not to belabor the point.
To claim that it is a timely treatment would simply belabor the point.
This would seem to be a necessary first step before Congress has enough objective information to determine what government support would be most effective and, not to belabor the point, cost-effective.
But my point is not to belabor these mill closings.
Our point here is not to belabor the issue of electronic filing, but to point out that many of these issues might have been resolved if the IRS had considered how its mandate would compound the burdens of other governmental mandates (such as those imposed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act) and taxpayers had been consulted before the regulations were issued.
Not to belabor the obvious, but the main purpose of a mirror is to provide a reflected image.
For example, this picture of a snowplow in action on the cover of the Iowa Department of Transportation's employee newsletter does not belabor the obvious.
Not to belabor the point: The Fed was wrong in its 1999 "excess demand" judgment.
But I don't want to belabor the bad news about female representation--both quantitative and qualitative--in contemporary movies.
It's a bit disheartening when a respected observer like Ed Bishop, in singling out one of SJR's biggest accomplishments during his tenure, chooses to belabor how the publication successfully fought against the public-journalism movement.
It is important to articulate this practice of Christian love, especially its capacity to challenge and transform how we relate to others and ourselves, and how we understand God's call for discipleship and justice, but to belabor this idea throughout is not particularly useful for the overall development of the various ideas broached in the book.
I don't think we need to belabor the point--everyone in the field knows that the faster we can move away from that image, the better.
To belabor Thompson, it is well to recall that he eschewed assimilating even the Welsh and Scottish experience to that of England, citing distinctions of religion, politics, and culture that required investigation.
The author does not belabor the point, but he provides accounts of slaveowner brutality (as well as instances in which slaves bullied their masters) that rival any that might have occurred on a Southern plantation.
Now he is a tinpot pope in the Coca-Cola belt and a brother to the forlorn pastors who belabor half-wits in galvanized iron tabernacles behind the railroad yards.