be like a dog with a bone

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be like a dog with a bone

To be fixated on a particular topic. I was late once, and my boss is like a dog with a bone, bringing it up every chance she gets. Don't mention his ex-wife, or he'll be like a dog with a bone, and we'll hear about her all night long.
See also: bone, dog, like

be like a dog with a bone

  (british)
to refuse to stop thinking about or talking about a subject On the subject of fathers' rights, he's like a dog with a bone.
See also: bone, dog, like
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