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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

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Co-defendant Malik, aged 31, of Oliver Street, Coventry, pleaded not guilty to two charges of common assault by beating against Syed and Azmat Rizvi and a further charge of using violence to secure entry into the premises in Balsall Common on
The old house with its antique-filled rooms sits on a cliff overlooking a wild Pacific Ocean, giant waves beating against a tall, jagged spire of granite called Castle Rock.
safe in the knowledge that is was probably short-lived and by the time you read this the rain is more than likely beating against your windows.
It says a lot about Froch's towering mental strength that he is able to accept honestly the manner of his beating against Ward and not be diminished by it.
If he can translate his hurdles form to fences, Evan Williams' gelding is going to take some beating against a fairly unreliable bunch, especially if he's allowed an easy lead in this small field.
It wasn't just a beating against Hopkins, it was a 12-round humiliation.
John Fletcher has warned his players to raise the quality or face a beating against Gloucester tomorrow night.
But the 20-year-old Bolton wonder-boy's target of a world title shot against Earl next year was shattered when the Luton man suffered a vicious beating against unbeaten Australian Michael Katsidis.
The 52-times capped back urged his Wales colleagues to 'look at themselves' following the 41-3 beating against a New Zealand side that, compared to their second Test performance against the British Lions and their Tri-Nations campaign, rarely appeared to get out of second gear.
The yen continued to take a beating against the euro, with Europe's common currency hitting a fresh four-year high of 132.
SWINDON Town come to South Wales tomorrow determined to avoid suffering a second Nationwide League beating against Cardiff City.
The vast picture window of my room at the Old Milano Hotel reveals a splendid scene: a boiling Pacific Ocean, its giant, frothy waves beating against a tall, jagged spire of granite called Castle Rock.
It says a lot about Froch's towering mental ts ly ng bout ntal strength that he is able to accept honestly the manner of his beating against Ward and not be diminished by it.
He also pleaded not guilty to charges of assault by beating against police officers Frances Joyce and Sean Anderson.
Roma like the competition, having reached five of the last six finals, and it looks as if they will take the beating against the Eagles, who made an excellent start to the campaign before falling off the pace.