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verb harp pronunciation in British English /hɑː(r)p/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyharp
he/she/itharps
present participleharping
past tenseharped
past participleharped

phrasal verb

harp on

[intransitive/transitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyharp on
he/she/itharps on
present participleharping on
past tenseharped on
past participleharped on
harp on (about) something to keep talking or complaining about something in a way that makes people bored or annoyed

Stop harping on about how ill you feel.

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