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  • as inbelabor
  • as inbeat a dead horse
  • as inanalyze

synonyms for beat dead horse

  • rehash
  • overwork
  • pound
  • repeat
  • beat a dead horse
  • go on about
  • hammer home
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How to use beat dead horse in a sentence

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
At the mention of the Merrill Horse, Poindexter's countenance took on a demoniac expression.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
But you are mistaken in thinking the force west consists of the entire Merrill Horse.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It was at this parliament that the famous acts against horse racing and deceitful gaming were passed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Four years ago Hetton's horse had been first favourite, but it was ignominiously beaten.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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