prattle on (about someone or something)

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prattle on (about someone or something)

To ramble, chatter, or babble (about someone or something) in an idle, meaningless, or incessant way. What on earth is he prattling on about now? Jeff's been prattling on about some girl he met at camp over the summer. The date was pretty boring. She just prattled on the whole evening, and I couldn't get a word in edgewise.
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When he prattles on about the need for a "grand" international alliance, for instance, "that would provide financial and technical assistance, principally through credits, loans and equity investments," one is left to wonder how such a system would be different from the World Bank or the International Monetary Fund.