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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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For American industry to be among the winners, our leaders will need to become better coaches with well thought out game plans that focus on beating the clock to customer satisfaction.
All credit to Doncaster in general for beating the clock, but if one man deserved a special medal for effort above and beyond the call of duty it was estates manager David Williams, who produced nearly two miles of Flat-racing turf that any course in the world would envy.
Denbigh Town conjured up two late goals to sink hosts Llandudno Junction 2-0, Richard Williams (88) and Ryan Hardin (94 pen) just beating the clock but Bethesda Athletic 3-up after only twenty-three minutes had to cling on for a point as stung Llanrug United hit back to salvage a 3-3 draw.
Slapheads, razor-jobs and suedeheads and are all the rage among the young bucks of the Premiership, with Roy Keane and David Beckham displaying the sharpest cuts and Frank Leboeuf bowing to the inevitable and beating the clock to a gleaming dome.