dwell on



dwell on

  1. (transitive) To continue to think or talk about (something or someone).
    Steven, do not dwell on an argument in the past!
    • 2015 May 25, Daniel Taylor, “Norwich reach Premier League after early blitz sees off Middlesbrough”[1], The Guardian (London):
      Middlesbrough will wonder whether it might have been different if the volley that Jelle Vossen slashed towards John Ruddy’s net after nine minutes had been a couple inches lower rather than clanging off the crossbar. They should not dwell on that moment too long, however.



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