Translation: from english

beat-up

  • 1 ♦ beat

    ♦ beat /bi:t/
    A n. [cu]
    1 rumore ritmico; battito; colpi (pl.) ritmati; (di tamburo) rullo; the beat of the waves on the rocks, il rumore delle onde che si frangono sugli scogli
    2 (fisiol.) battito; pulsazione
    3 (mus.) tempo (di battuta); ritmo: three beats to the bar, tre tempi per battuta; a strong beat, un ritmo energico; to follow the beat, andare a tempo; to be off the beat, essere fuori tempo; to be on the beat, andare a tempo
    4 (metrica) accento ritmico
    5 attimo (di pausa, esitazione, ecc.)
    6 (fis.) battimento
    7 zona, quartiere (assegnato a un poliziotto di ronda, a una sentinella); (per estens.) turno di pattuglia, di ronda, di servizio: to be on the beat, essere di pattuglia, di ronda; essere in servizio
    8 (spec. di giornalista, rappresentante, prostituta, ecc.) zona, area, distretto (da coprire nel proprio lavoro); giro
    9 (fam.) ambito di interesse; sfera di attività; competenza: That's off my beat, non me ne intendo; non è affar mio
    10 (giorn.) colpo; scoop
    11 (naut.) bordata; bordo
    12 esponente della «beat generation»; beatnik; beat
    13 (nuoto, scherma) battuta
    B a.
    1 (fam. USA) stanchissimo; esausto: dead beat, stanco morto; distrutto
    2 (slang USA) malconcio; malandato; male in arnese; squattrinato; senza un soldo
    3 (letter. USA) beat: a beat poet, un poeta beat; beat literature, letteratura beat; the beat generation, la «beat generation»; gli scrittori e poeti beat
    ● (fam. USA) beat-up, malconcio; sgangherato; scassato.
    ♦ (to) beat /bi:t/
    (pass. beat, p. p. beaten, beat)
    A v. t.
    1 battere; picchiare; percuotere: He beats his children, picchia i figli; to beat a drum, battere un tamburo; to beat a carpet, battere un tappeto; to beat sb. to death, picchiare a morte q.; to beat into submission, indurre con le botte all'obbedienza
    2 battere; martellare: to beat gold, battere l'oro; to beat st. into a thin sheet, battere qc. fino a ridurlo a una lamina
    3 sbattere; battere; agitare: The cock was beating its wings, il gallo sbatteva le ali
    4 (cucina) sbattere; mescolare; montare (panna): to beat an egg, sbattere un uovo; Beat a half a pint of cream into the mixture, incorporare al composto mezza pinta di panna
    5 battere; vincere; sconfiggere: He beat me at chess, mi ha battuto a scacchi; to beat the competition, battere la concorrenza; They fought bravely but were beaten, hanno combattuto valorosamente ma sono stati sconfitti
    6 superare; battere: to beat the world record, battere il record mondiale
    7 (fam.) essere migliore di; superare; battere: You can't beat that hotel for comfort, quell'albergo è insuperabile per il comfort; (fam.) You can't beat a good film, non c'è niente di meglio di (o niente batte) un buon film
    8 (slang USA) evitare; scampare a: to beat the chair, evitare la sedia elettrica; to beat the rap, evitare una condanna; evitare una punizione; cavarsela
    9 (fam.) lasciare perplesso; sconcertare: It beats me how he can be so stupid, non finisco di stupirmi della sua stupidità; (It) beats me!, non capisco proprio!; non lo so!
    10 arrivare prima di; essere più svelto di; precedere; evitare (precedendo); battere: I wanted to buy that painting, but I was beaten to it, volevo comprare quel quadro ma mi hanno preceduto; We left early to beat the traffic, siamo partiti presto per evitare il traffico
    11 (caccia) battere
    12 (fam. USA) defraudare: I was beaten out of my inheritance, sono stato defraudato della mia eredità
    B v. i.
    1 battere; picchiare; pulsare: The rain was beating on the roof, la pioggia batteva sul tetto; Her heart beat fast, le batteva forte il cuore; to make sb.'s heart beat faster, far battere più forte il cuore a q.; accelerare i battiti del cuore di q.
    2 (di ali, ecc.) sbattere
    3 (= to beat to windward) (naut.) bordeggiare; stare sui bordi
    ● (fam.) to beat about (o around) the bush, menare il can per l'aia; girare attorno a una questione; fare tanti giri di parole; tergiversare □ to beat the air, pestare l'acqua nel mortaio □ to beat sb. at his own game, battere q. con le sue stesse armi (o al suo stesso gioco) □ (slang USA) to beat the band, a più non posso; a tutto spiano; da pazzi □ to beat sb. black and blue, pestare q.; far nero di botte q.to beat one's breast, battersi il petto (fig.) □ (fam. USA) to beat the bushes (for st.), cercare (qc.) dappertutto (o in lungo e in largo) □ to beat the clock, finire entro il tempo stabilito; farcela in tempo □ (slang USA) to beat one's gums, parlare a vanvera; sbattere la lingua □ (fam.) to beat the hell (o the living daylights) out of sb., riempire q. di botte; dare un fracco di botte a q.; (slang) = to beat sb. hollow, battere q. alla grande; suonarle a q.; stracciare q.to beat st. into sb., far entrare (o cacciare) a forza qc. (nozioni, concetti, ecc.) in testa a q. □ (fam.) to beat the pants off sb. = to beat sb. hollow ► sopra □ to beat a path, aprire un sentiero, un passaggio □ to beat a path to sb.'s door, arrivare a frotte da q. (per ottenere qc.); fare la coda davanti alla porta di q.to beat a (hasty) retreat, battere in ritirata □ (volg.) to beat sb. shitless, massacrare q. di botte □ (mus.) to beat time, battere (o marcare) il tempo □ (mil.) to beat to arms, suonare a raccolta □ (slang) Beat it!, fila via!; sparisci!; smamma! □ That beats everything (o all)!, questa le batte tutte!; questo è il colmo! □ (slang) Can you beat that?, questa è grossa!; è il colmo!; è roba da matti! □ (prov.) If you can't beat them, join them, se non puoi batterli, unisciti a loro.

    English-Italian dictionary

  • 2 beat

    beat [bi:t]
    (verb: preterite beat, past participle beaten)
    1. noun
       a. [of heart, pulse, drums] battement m
       b. [of music] temps m ; [of conductor's baton] battement m (de la mesure) ; (Jazz) rythme m
    • he answered without missing a beat il a répondu sans se démonter
       c. [of policeman] ( = round) ronde f ; ( = area) secteur m
    • we need to put more officers on the beat il faut augmenter le nombre de policiers affectés aux rondes
    2. adjective
    also dead-beat (inf) claqué (inf)
    3. transitive verb
       a. ( = strike) battre
    • to beat sb to death battre qn à mort
    • to beat a retreat battre en retraite
    • beat it! (inf!) fous le camp ! (inf !)
    • to beat time battre la mesure
       b. [+ eggs etc] battre
       c. ( = defeat) battre
    • to beat sb at chess battre qn aux échecs
    • to beat sb to the top of a hill arriver au sommet d'une colline avant qn
    • to beat sb into second place reléguer qn à la seconde place
    • to beat sb hands down battre qn à plate(s) couture(s)
    • to beat the record battre le record
    • to beat the system contourner le système
    • to beat sb to it couper l'herbe sous le pied à qn
    • coffee beats tea any day (inf) le café, c'est bien meilleur que le thé
    • this problem has got me beaten (inf) ce problème me dépasse complètement
    • if you can't beat them, join them (inf) si tu ne peux pas les vaincre, mets-toi de leur côté
    • that will take some beating! (inf) pour faire mieux, il faudra se lever de bonne heure ! (inf)
    • it beats me how you can speak to her (inf) je ne comprends pas que tu lui adresses la parole
    • can you beat it! (inf) faut le faire ! (inf)
    4. intransitive verb
       a. [rain, wind] battre ; [sun] also beat down taper (inf)
    • the rain was beating against the window la pluie battait contre la vitre
    • he doesn't beat about the bush il n'y va pas par quatre chemins
       b. [heart, pulse, drum] battre
    • his pulse began to beat quicker son pouls s'est mis à battre plus fort
    5. compounds
    ► beat-up (inf) adjective déglingué (inf)
    ► beat back separable transitive verb
    [+ enemy, flames] repousser
    ► beat down
    1. intransitive verb
    • the rain was beating down il pleuvait à verse
    • the sun was beating down le soleil tapait (inf)
    2. separable transitive verb
    ( = reduce) [+ prices] faire baisser ; [+ person] faire baisser ses prix à
    • I beat him down to £8 je l'ai fait descendre à 8 livres
    ► beat off separable transitive verb
    [+ attacker, competition] repousser
    ► beat out separable transitive verb
       a. [+ fire] étouffer
       b. to beat out the rhythm battre la mesure
       c. (US) ( = beat) battre
    ► beat up separable transitive verb
    [+ person] battre
    ► beat up on (inf) inseparable transitive verb
    ( = hit) tabasser (inf) ; ( = bully) intimider
    * * *
    [biːt] 1.
    noun
    1) (repeated sound) (of drum, feet) battement m

    to the beat of the drum — au son du tambour

    2) Music (rhythm) rythme m; (in a bar) temps m; (in verse) accentuation f
    3) (pulsation) (of heart) battement m, pulsation f

    80 beats per minute — 80 pulsations à la minute

    4) Physics, Electricity (pulse) battement m
    5) (in police force) (area) secteur m de surveillance; (route) ronde f
    2.
    noun modifier Literature [poet, writer, philosophy] de la Beat Generation
    3.
    (colloq) adjective (tired) claqué (colloq)
    4.
    transitive verb (prét beat, pp beaten)
    1) (strike) [person] battre [person, animal, metal, ground, drum]; [person] marteler [door] (with avec); [wing] battre [air, ground]

    to beat somebody with a stick/whip — donner des coups de bâton/de fouet à quelqu'un

    to beat something into somebody — inculquer quelque chose à quelqu'un

    he beat the dust out of the carpet — il a battu le tapis pour le dépoussiérer

    to beat something into shape — façonner quelque chose

    you'll have to beat the truth out of him — il te faudra lui arracher la vérité

    to beat somebody into submission — faire obéir quelqu'un par la manière forte

    to beat somebody black and blue — (colloq) rouer quelqu'un de coups

    to beat the hell (colloq) out of somebody — tabasser (colloq) quelqu'un

    to beat time — Music battre la mesure

    to beat its wings — [bird] battre des ailes

    2) Culinary (mix vigorously) battre [mixture, eggs]

    to beat something into something — incorporer quelque chose à quelque chose en battant

    3) (make escape)

    to beat one's way/a path through — se frayer un chemin/un passage à travers [crowd, obstacles]

    to beat a retreat — gen, Military battre en retraite

    beat it! — (colloq) fiche le camp! (colloq)

    4) (defeat) battre [opponent, team] (at à); vaincre [inflation, drug abuse]; surmonter [illness]; mettre fin à [child abuse, rape]
    5) (confound)

    it beats me how/why — je n'arrive pas à comprendre comment/pourquoi

    we admit to being beaten — nous nous avouons vaincus

    ‘beats me!’ — (colloq)

    ‘it's got me beaten’ — ‘ça me dépasse!’

    6) (arrive earlier) éviter [rush, crowds]; devancer [person]

    she beat me to it — elle a été plus rapide que moi

    7) (outdo) gen, Sport battre [score]; dépasser [target]; surclasser [product]

    it beats working — c'est toujours mieux que de travailler

    you can't beat Italian shoes — rien ne vaut les chaussures italiennes

    our prices are difficult to beat — nos prix sont imbattables

    beat that (if you can)! — (colloq) qui dit mieux!

    5.
    intransitive verb (prét beat, pp beaten) [waves, rain] battre (against contre); [person] cogner (at, on à); [heart, drum, wings] battre
    Phrasal Verbs:
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    a rod ou stick to beat somebody with — une arme contre quelqu'un

    if you can't beat 'em, join 'em — (colloq) il faut savoir hurler avec les loups

    English-French dictionary

  • 3 beat

    beat
    A n
    1 (repeated sound) battement m ; the beat of the drum/dancers' feet le battement du tambour/des pieds des danseurs ; to the beat of the drum au son du tambour ;
    2 Mus (rhythm, tempo) rythme m ; (in a bar) temps m ; (in verse) accentuation f ;
    3 (pulsation) (of heart) battement m, pulsation f ; heart beat battement du cœur ; 80 beats per minute 80 pulsations à la minute ; his heart missed ou skipped a beat when he saw her son cœur s'est arrêté de battre quand il l'a vue ;
    4 Phys, Elec (pulse) battement m ;
    5 (in police force) (area) secteur m de surveillance ; (route) ronde f ; her beat covers the town centre son secteur de surveillance couvre le centre-ville ; to patrol one's beat faire sa ronde ; policeman on the beat agent qui fait la ronde ;
    6 Hunt (act) battue f ; (area) terrain m de battue.
    B modif [poet, writer, philosophy] de la Beat Generation.
    C adj claqué ; we were absolutely beat nous étions complètement claqués.
    D vtr (prét beat, pp beaten)
    1 (strike aggressively) [person] battre [person, animal] ; to beat sb with a stick/whip donner des coups de bâton/de fouet à qn ; to beat sth into sb inculquer qch à qn ; beat some respect into him inculquez-lui un peu de respect ; they beat grammar into our heads on nous a inculqué la grammaire à coups de marteau ; you'll have to beat the truth out of him il te faudra lui arracher la vérité ; I had my high spirits beaten out of me on m'a fait perdre mon enthousiasme ; to beat sb into submission faire obéir qn par la manière forte ; to beat sb black and blue battre qn comme plâtre , rouer qn de coups ; to be beaten about the head recevoir des coups sur la tête ; to beat the shit ou hell out of sb tabasser qn ;
    2 (strike with tool, fist) [person] marteler [door] (with avec) ; [person] battre [metal, carpet] (with de) ; [bird, animal] battre [air, ground] (with de) ; [hunter] battre [undergrowth] ; she beat the dust out of the rug elle a battu le tapis pour le dépoussiérer ; to beat sth into shape façonner qch ; to beat sth flat aplatir qch ; beat the steak with a mallet Culin aplatir le steak avec un attendrisseur ; to beat the dents out of a car wing marteler une aile pour la débosseler ;
    3 Mus, Mil (produce sound) battre [drum, tambourine] ; marquer [rhythm] ; to beat the retreat/the tattoo Mil battre la retraite/le rappel ; to beat time battre la mesure ; to beat time to the music with one's feet rythmer la musique avec les pieds ;
    4 Culin (mix vigorously) battre [mixture, eggs] ; fouetter [cream] ; beat the sugar and butter together battez ensemble le sucre et le beurre ; to beat sth into sth incorporer qch à qch en battant ;
    5 (make escape) to beat one's way/a path through se frayer un chemin/un passage à travers [crowd, obstacles] ; to beat a retreat gen, Mil battre en retraite ; beat it ! fiche le camp ! ;
    6 (flap) to beat its wings battre des ailes ;
    7 (defeat) battre [opponent, team] ; vaincre [inflation, drug abuse etc] ; surmonter [illness] ; mettre fin à [child abuse, rape] ; we beat them at chess nous les avons battus aux échecs ; to be beaten at sth se faire battre à qch ;
    8 (confound) [mystery] avoir raison de [person] ; a mystery which has beaten the experts un mystère qui a eu raison des spécialistes ; it beats me how/why je n'arrive pas à comprendre comment/pourquoi ; we admit to being beaten nous nous avouons vaincus ; ‘why did he leave?’-‘beats me !’ ‘pourquoi est-il parti?’-‘ça me dépasse!’ ; this problem's got me beat ou beaten ce problème me dépasse complètement ;
    9 (arrive earlier) éviter [rush, crowds] ; devancer [person] ; he beat me to the meeting place il m'a devancé au rendez-vous ; she beat me to it elle a été plus rapide que moi ; he beat me to the door il est arrivé le premier à la porte ; I beat my sister to the altar je me suis mariée avant ma sœur ; beat the budget! n'attendez pas les augmentations! ;
    10 gen, Sport (outdo) battre [score] ; dépasser [target] ; surclasser [product] ; his score will take some beating son score sera difficile à battre ; our product beats yours notre produit surclasse le vôtre ; it beats doing c'est toujours mieux que de faire ; it beats walking c'est toujours mieux que de marcher ; you can't beat Italian shoes/a nice cup of tea rien ne vaut les chaussures italiennes/une bonne tasse de thé ; our prices are difficult to beat nos prix sont imbattables ; this scenery takes some beating ces paysages sont incomparables ; your manners take some beating iron ton comportement dépasse toutes les bornes ; beat that (if you can)! qui dit mieux! ; that beats everything! ça c'est le bouquet !
    E vi (prét beat, pp beaten)
    1 to beat against (strike repeatedly) [waves] battre [shore, cliff] ; [rain] fouetter [face] ; [rain] battre [window] ;
    2 to beat at ou on [person] cogner ;
    3 Physiol [heart, pulse] battre (with de) ;
    4 (make sound) [drum] battre ;
    5 (flap) [wings] battre ;
    6 Hunt battre les taillis ;
    7 Naut louvoyer ; to beat to windward louvoyer au plus près.
    Idioms
    a rod ou stick to beat sb with une arme contre qn ; if you can't beat 'em, join 'em il faut savoir hurler avec les loups ; to beat the charge US échapper à l'accusation.
    Phrasal verbs
    beat back :
    beat [sth] back, beat back [sth] repousser [group, flames].
    beat down :
    beat down [rain, hail] tomber à verse (on sur) ; [sun] taper (on sur) ;
    beat [sth] down, beat down [sth]
    1 (flatten) [rain, wind] coucher [crop, grass] ;
    2 (break open) [person] enfoncer [door] ;
    beat [sb] down to faire descendre [qn] à ; I beat her down to 100 dollars je l'ai fait descendre à 100 dollars.
    beat in :
    beat [sth] in, beat in [sth] défoncer ; he'd had his skull beaten in on lui avait défoncé le crâne.
    beat off :
    beat [sb/sth] off, beat off [sb/sth] repousser [attack, attackers] ; chasser [insects].
    beat out :
    beat [sth] out, beat out [sth] marteler [metal] ; rythmer [tune] ; battre [rhythm] (on sur) ; étouffer [flames].
    beat up :
    beat [sb] up, beat up [sb] tabasser .

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  • 4 beat

    beat [{{t}}bi:t] (pt beat, pp beaten [{{t}}'bi:tən])
    1 transitive verb
    (a) (hit → dog, person) frapper, battre; (→ carpet, metal) battre; {{}}Cookery{{}} (eggs) battre, fouetter;
    to beat sb with a stick donner des coups de bâton à qn;
    to beat sth flat aplatir qch (en tapant dessus);
    to beat sb black and blue battre qn comme plâtre;
    he beat the water with his hands il battit l'eau de ses mains;
    {{}}literary{{}} she beat her breast elle se frappa la poitrine;
    {{}}American{{}} {{}}vulgar{{}} to beat one's meat (masturbate) se branler
    (b) {{}}Music{{}}
    to beat time battre la mesure;
    she beat time to the music with her foot elle marquait le rythme de la musique avec son pied;
    to beat a drum battre du tambour
    (c) (move → wing) battre;
    the bird was beating its wings l'oiseau battait des ailes;
    the pigeon was beating the air with its wings le pigeon battait l'air de ses ailes
    (d) (defeat → at game, sport) battre, vaincre;
    she beat him at poker elle l'a battu au poker;
    Liverpool were beaten Liverpool a perdu;
    to beat the world record battre le record mondial;
    {{}}figurative{{}} beat the rush hour, travel early évitez l'heure de pointe, voyagez plus tôt;
    to beat the system tirer son épingle du jeu en magouillant;
    {{}}American{{}} {{}}familiar{{}} to beat the charge échapper à l'accusation ;
    {{}}American{{}} {{}}familiar{{}} to beat the rap échapper à la tôle;
    we've got to beat racism il faut en finir avec le racisme;
    if you can't beat them, join them mieux vaut s'allier aux gens que l'on ne peut pas vaincre;
    {{}}familiar{{}} to beat sb hollow or {{}}British{{}} hands down, to beat the pants off sb battre qn à plate couture;
    {{}}familiar{{}} the problem has me beaten le problème me dépasse complètement;
    {{}}familiar{{}} (it) beats me cela me dépasse;
    {{}}familiar{{}} it beats me or what beats me is how he gets away with it je ne comprends pas ou ça me dépasse qu'il s'en tire à chaque fois;
    {{}}familiar{{}} he beat me to it (arrived, telephoned before me etc) il m'a devancé
    (e) (outdo)
    you can't beat the Chinese for inventiveness on ne peut pas trouver plus inventifs que les Chinois;
    nothing beats a cup of tea rien ne vaut une tasse de thé;
    beat that! voyons si tu peux faire mieux!; {{}}figurative{{}} pas mal, hein?;
    {{}}familiar{{}} that beats the lot!, that takes some beating! ça, c'est le bouquet!;
    {{}}familiar{{}} his answer takes some beating! (critically) c'est le comble!; (admiringly) on n'aurait pas pu mieux dire!;
    {{}}familiar{{}} can you beat it! tu as déjà vu ça, toi!
    (f) (path) se frayer;
    to beat a way through the undergrowth se frayer un chemin à travers la végétation;
    {{}}figurative{{}} the new doctor soon had people beating a path to his door très vite, les gens se pressèrent chez le nouveau docteur
    (g) {{}}Military{{}} (retreat)
    to beat the retreat battre la retraite;
    {{}}figurative{{}} they beat a hasty retreat when they saw the police arrive ils ont décampé en vitesse quand ils ont vu arriver la police
    (h) {{}}Hunting{{}}
    to beat the woods/the moors battre les bois/les landes
    (i) {{}}familiar{{}} (idioms)
    to beat it, {{}}American{{}} to beat feet (go away) se tirer, se barrer;
    beat it! dégage!
    2 intransitive verb
    (a) (rain) battre; (sun) taper; (wind) souffler en rafales;
    to beat on or at the door cogner à la porte;
    the waves beat against the sea wall les vagues venaient battre la digue;
    the rain was beating against the roof la pluie battait contre le toit;
    he doesn't beat {{}}British{{}} about or {{}}American{{}} around the bush il n'y va pas par quatre chemins;
    so, not to beat {{}}British{{}} about or {{}}American{{}} around the bush, I've lost my job enfin bref, j'ai perdu mon emploi
    (b) (heart, pulse, wing) battre;
    with beating heart le cœur battant;
    his heart was beating with terror son cœur palpitait de terreur;
    I heard the drums beating j'entendis le roulement des tambours
    (c) {{}}Nautical{{}}
    to beat to windward louvoyer au plus près
    3 noun
    (a) (of heart, pulse, wing) battement m, pulsation f; {{}}Music{{}} (of drums) battement m; battement m;
    {{}}Military{{}} to march to the beat of the drum marcher au son du tambour
    (b) {{}}Music{{}} (time) temps m; (in jazz and pop) rythme m;
    a strong/weak beat un temps fort/faible;
    a funky beat un rythme funky
    (c) (of policeman) ronde f, secteur m; {{}}Military{{}} (of sentry) ronde f;
    we need more policemen on the beat il faudrait qu'il y ait plus de policiers à faire des rondes;
    he saw the robbery when he was on his beat il a été témoin du vol pendant qu'il effectuait sa ronde;
    {{}}familiar{{}} {{}}figurative{{}} it's off my beat altogether cela ne relève pas de ma compétence, ce n'est pas de mon ressort
    (d) {{}}Hunting{{}} battue f
    (e) {{}}familiar{{}} (beatnik) beatnik mf
    4 adjective
    (a) {{}}familiar{{}} (exhausted) crevé, vidé
    (b) {{}}familiar{{}} (defeated)
    you've got me beat (defeated) je m'avoue vaincu; (unable to answer) je sèche;
    this crossword's got me beat je sèche sur ces mots croisés
    (c) {{}}familiar{{}} beatnik ;
    a beat poet un poète beatnik
    ►► the Beat generation = mouvement littéraire et culturel américain des années 50-60 dont les adeptes (les "beatniks") refusaient les conventions de la société moderne
    beat back separable transitive verb
    {{}}Military{{}} (enemy, flames) repousser
    beat down
    1 separable transitive verb
    (a) (grass)
    the wind had beaten the grass down le vent avait couché les herbes;
    the horses had beaten down the crops les chevaux avaient foulé les récoltes
    (b) {{}}British{{}} {{}}Commerce{{}} (seller) faire baisser;
    I beat him down to £20 je lui ai fait baisser son prix à 20 livres
    2 intransitive verb
    (sun) taper; (rain) tomber à verse ou à torrents;
    the rain was beating down il pleuvait à torrents;
    the rain was beating down on the tin roof la pluie s'abattait sur le toit en tôle
    beat in separable transitive verb
    (door) défoncer;
    I'll beat his head in! je lui défoncerai le crâne!
    beat off
    1 separable transitive verb
    {{}}Military{{}} (enemy, attack) repousser
    2 intransitive verb
    {{}}vulgar{{}} (masturbate) se branler
    beat out separable transitive verb
    (a) (flames) étouffer
    (b) (metal) étaler au marteau;
    {{}}familiar{{}} {{}}figurative{{}} to beat one's brains out se creuser la cervelle;
    {{}}familiar{{}} to beat sb's brains out défoncer le crâne à qn
    (c) {{}}Music{{}} (rhythm) marquer;
    she beat the rhythm out on a drum elle marquait le rythme ou elle battait la mesure sur un tambour
    (d) {{}}American{{}} {{}}Sport{{}} (opponent) battre
    beat up
    1 separable transitive verb
    (a) {{}}familiar{{}} (person) tabasser, passer à tabac
    (b) {{}}Cookery{{}} (egg white) faire monter; (cream, egg) fouetter, battre
    (c) (drum up → help, volunteers) racoler, recruter
    2 intransitive verb
    {{}}Nautical{{}} louvoyer ou gagner vers la terre

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  • 5 beat

    beat [bi:t]
    1. n
    1) такт; отбива́ние та́кта
    2) ритм, разме́р;

    the measured beat of the waves разме́ренный плеск волн

    3) уда́р; бой (барабана); бие́ние (сердца)
    4) колеба́ние (маятника)
    5) дозо́р, обхо́д; райо́н (обхода);

    to be on the beat соверша́ть обхо́д; обходи́ть дозо́ром

    ;

    to be off (или out of) one's beat быть вне привы́чной сфе́ры де́ятельности или компете́нции

    6) амер. разг. что-л. небыва́лое, неви́данное;

    I've never seen his beat он бесподо́бен

    7) амер. сл. газе́тная сенса́ция
    8) амер. сл. безде́льник
    9) = beatnik
    10) физ. бие́ние, пульса́ция (звуковых или световых волн)
    11) охот. ме́сто обла́вы
    12) attr.:

    beat generation би́тники

    2. v (beat; beat, beaten)
    1) бить, ударя́ть, колоти́ть
    2) выбива́ть (дробь на барабане); отбива́ть (котлету); взбива́ть (тесто, яйца); отбива́ть (часы); толо́чь (в порошок; тж. beat small); выкола́чивать (ковёр, одежду, мебель и т.п.)
    3) би́ться (о сердце); разбива́ться (как волны о скалы); хлеста́ть, стуча́ться (как дождь в окна)
    4) побива́ть, побежда́ть;

    the team was beaten for the second time кома́нда втори́чно потерпе́ла пораже́ние

    ;

    to beat smb. at his own game бить кого́-л. его́ же ору́жием

    5) превосходи́ть;

    it beats everything I ever heard э́то превосхо́дит всё, когда́-либо слы́шанное мно́ю

    ;

    to beat smth. hollow превзойти́, затми́ть что-л.

    ;

    it beats the band (или all, anything, creation, my grandmother, the devil, hell, the world) э́то превосхо́дит всё; э́то невероя́тно; ну, э́то уж сли́шком!

    6) амер. разг. надува́ть; моше́нничать; обходи́ть (закон и т.п.);

    to beat a bill избежа́ть упла́ты по счёту

    7) охот. обры́скать (лес)
    8) мор. лави́ровать, боро́ться с встре́чным ве́тром, тече́нием
    beat about:

    to beat about the bush ходи́ть вокру́г да о́коло; подходи́ть к де́лу осторо́жно, издалека́

    ;

    tell me straight what you want without beating about the bush говори́те пря́мо, без обиняко́в, что вы хоти́те

    ;
    beat back отбива́ть, отража́ть;
    beat down
    а) сбива́ть (цену);
    б) сломи́ть (сопротивление, оппозицию);
    beat in проломи́ть; раздави́ть;
    beat into вбива́ть, вкола́чивать;
    beat off = beat back;
    beat out выбива́ть, кова́ть (металл);

    to beat out the meaning разъясня́ть значе́ние

    ;

    to be beaten out амер. быть в изнеможе́нии

    ;
    beat up
    а) взбива́ть (яйца и т.п.);
    б) вербова́ть (рекрутов);
    в) избива́ть; обходи́ться со зве́рской жесто́костью;
    г):

    beat up the quarters of посеща́ть

    ;
    д) мор. продвига́ться про́тив ве́тра, про́тив тече́ния

    to beat smb. hollow (или all to pieces, to nothing, to smithereens) разби́ть кого́-л. на́голову

    ;

    to beat it разг. удира́ть

    ;

    beat it! разг. прочь!, вон!

    ;

    to beat the air (или the wind) занима́ться бесполе́зным де́лом, по́пусту стара́ться

    ;

    to beat one's head with (или about) a thing лома́ть над чем-л. го́лову

    ;

    to beat one's way пробира́ться

    ;

    that beats me не могу́ э́того пости́чь; э́то вы́ше моего́ понима́ния

    ;

    can you beat it? мо́жете ли вы себе́ предста́вить что-л. подо́бное?

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  • 7 beat up

    beat [sb.] up, beat up [sb.] picchiare a sangue, pestare
    * * *
    (to punch, kick or hit (a person) severely and repeatedly: He beat up an old lady.) menare
    * * *
    vt + adv
    (person) picchiare, pestare, (egg whites) montare

    they beat him up — l'hanno picchiato

    * * *
    beat [sb.] up, beat up [sb.] picchiare a sangue, pestare

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  • 8 beat

    beat 1. толчок, удар; 2. биение (сердца); пульсация; 3. систола
    apical beat верхушечный толчок
    ectopic beat эктопическая систола
    premature beat экстрасистола
    retrograde beat ретроградная систола

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  • 9 beat in

    beat in а) проломить; раздавить The boys robbed the old man and beat hishead in. The firemen had to beat the door in. б) вколачивать, вдалбливать,вбивать With children as lazy as these, you have to beat the facts in.

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  • 10 beat in

    beat [sth.] in, beat in [sth.] sfondare [skull]
    * * *
    beat [sth.] in, beat in [sth.] sfondare [skull]

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  • 11 beat

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  • 12 beat up

    beat up а) взбивать (яйца и т. п.) б) вербовать (рекрутов) в) избивать; об-ходиться со зверской жестокостью The boys robbed the old man and beat him up.г) naut. продвигаться против ветра, против течения When a favourable windcame, we were able to beat up.

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  • 13 beat in

    beat in (Food)
    v.
    añadir sin dejar de batir (Comida) v.
    v + o + adv (colloq)

    to beat somebody's head/brains in — romperle* la cabeza or (fam) la crisma a alguien

    * * *
    v + o + adv (colloq)

    to beat somebody's head/brains in — romperle* la cabeza or (fam) la crisma a alguien

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  • 14 ■ beat up

    ■ beat up
    A v. t. + avv.
    1 (fam.) picchiare selvaggiamente; pestare; riempire di botte
    2 sbattere (uova, ecc.); montare (albume, panna): to beat up egg whites until they become stiff, montare a neve la chiara d'uovo
    3 (boxe) lavorarsi (l'avversario)
    B v. i. + avv.
    1 (naut.) bordeggiare
    2 (to beat up on) (USA) picchiare, pestare (q.).

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  • 15 beat to

    beat someone to (it) to get ahead of someone опередить кого-то в чем-то

    I wanted to say it, but he beat me to it. He beat me to the finish line.

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  • 16 beat at

    beat at громко стучать во что-л. The visitors beat at the door until heanswered.

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  • 17 beat it

    beat it coll. удирать beat it! coll. прочь!, вон!

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  • 18 beat on

    beat on громко стучать во что-л. The visitors beat at the door until heanswered.

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  • 19 beat to

    beat to обогнать I'll beat you to the winning post!

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  • 20 beat in

    beat [something] in, beat in [something] défoncer [skull]

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