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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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One man, wearing a purple jacket and a button that says "War Is Peace--Bush-Orwell 2004," belabors the Moussaoui point, agreeing with Fetzer that such a connection can't just be chalked up to coincidence.
Or she belabors a point, as in "After the Killed Bird," exhorting us to " .
In sum, except where the author unnecessarily belabors the point that maps inscribe social meanings, this book offers a fine account of the current state of English cartographic and chorographic studies as well as useful close readings of maps, map consciousness, and the early modern poetics of space.
Fair enough - except that the program belabors the issue with much meaningless palaver between the parties and the usual uninteresting thumbnail-sketch characterizations common to reality TV.
Aesop serves four courses of tongues all differently dressed, whereupon Xanthus falls into "a most outrageous passion" and belabors Aesop.
Alan Luffs essay on the lack of the chorale tradition in England, and, thus, the quite different organ repertories belabors the obvious.
We see here a curious phenomenon: a movement that desires to restore the earth to a more natural condition singles out, from all the parties active in public life today, a group that wishes to preserve some lands in their natural condition and belabors them for unhealthy attitudes toward nature.
Verizon Wireless has worked hard to point out that it has the best overall coverage in the land and Sprint PCS belabors the point that it has a consistent all-digital network, but that does not mean that either is best for everybody in every place.