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beat it

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beat someone up

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beat something out

beat yourself up

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to punish with blows or lashes

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to indicate (time or rhythm), as with repeated gestures or sounds

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to make rhythmic contractions, sounds, or movements

to shape, break, or flatten with repeated blows

to mix rapidly to a frothy consistency

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to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

beat down: to be projected with blinding intensity

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beat off: to turn or drive away

a stroke or blow, especially one that produces a sound

a periodic contraction or sound of something coursing

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

an area regularly covered, as by a policeman or reporter

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a regular route for a sentry or policeman

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the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music

a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies

a member of the beat generation

the sound of stroke or blow

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a regular rate of repetition

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a stroke or blow

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the act of beating to windward

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shape by beating

make a rhythmic sound

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glare or strike with great intensity

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move with a thrashing motion

sail with much tacking or with difficulty

strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music

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be superior

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avoid paying

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make a sound like a clock or a timer

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move with a flapping motion

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indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks

move with or as if with a regular alternating motion

make by pounding or trampling

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produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly

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strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting

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very tired

References in periodicals archive ?
Former Hull man Turner said: "It was important we didn't get beat against Villa, because they are just a few points ahead of us.
10 Worcester SP forecast 2-7 Just his second run for Paul Nicholls having been trained by George Charlton, and being a 135-rated hurdler providing his jumping holds up on this chase debut the five-year-old's likely to be hard to beat against this modest opposition.
I hold each flame-lit window they beat against - a miniature Fort Knox.
Ronaldo will be on his usual right-wing beat against Benfica as Ferguson, who watched them in the Lisbon derby against Sporting on Friday, tries to second-guess how they will approach the game.
He should prove very difficult to beat against some exposed sorts.
The Royal Arsenal quickly clicked into schmoozing gear and did not miss a beat against a nippy welcoming formation also starring four of the monarch's corgis - Vulcan, Cider, Berry and Linnet.
At the end of another confusing week at Tynecastle, Hartley expects to return to a more familiar beat against Falkirk tomorrow.
When Solano has not started games in the season he has been missed and it has got to be a fair bet that he will line up on his right-wing beat against Bolton.
Everton have kept five clean sheets in their last six, which proves their defence is back to its brilliant best of last season and that organisation will make them difficult to beat against any side in a one-off cup tie.
Arsenal players including captain Thierry Henry clicked into schmoozing gear and did not miss a beat against a nippy welcoming formation also featuring four of the monarch's corgis - Vulcan, Berry, Cider and Linnet.
You thought they might have had a problem at Tottenham, who were solid and hard to beat against us, but they still won the game.
He produced his best round of last week on the opening day and a repeat would make him hard to beat against loose cannon Jarmo Sandelin, for whom any score from 64 to 84 is possible, and the reliable Alastair Forsyth, who made yet another cut at the weekend but has no sort of K Club record - 52nd and a missed cut on his only two visits.