Translation: from english

she beat me to it

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  • beat somebody to something/ … — ˈbeat sb to sth/… | ˌbeat sb ˈto it derived to get somewhere or do sth before sb else • She beat me to the top of the hill. • I was about to take the last cake, but he beat me to it. Main entry: ↑beatderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat somebody to it — ˈbeat sb to sth/… | ˌbeat sb ˈto it derived to get somewhere or do sth before sb else • She beat me to the top of the hill. • I was about to take the last cake, but he beat me to it. Main entry: ↑beatderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat somebody off — ˌbeat sb/sthˈoff derived to force sb/sth back or away by fighting • The attacker was beaten off. • She beat off a challenge to her leadership. Main entry: ↑beatderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat something off — ˌbeat sb/sthˈoff derived to force sb/sth back or away by fighting • The attacker was beaten off. • She beat off a challenge to her leadership. Main entry: ↑beatderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat time (to something) — beat ˈtime (to sth) idiom to mark or follow the rhythm of music, by waving a stick, tapping your foot, etc • She beat time with her fingers. Main entry: ↑beatidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 rhythm ADJECTIVE ▪ regular, rhythmic, steady ▪ pounding ▪ disco, funky, hip hop, techno …   Collocations dictionary

  • beat — I UK [biːt] / US [bɪt] verb Word forms beat : present tense I/you/we/they beat he/she/it beats present participle beating past tense beat past participle beaten UK [ˈbiːt(ə)n] / US [ˈbɪt(ə)n] *** 1) [transitive] to defeat someone in a game,… …   English dictionary

  • beat — 1. noun /biːt/ a) A pulsation or throb. b) A pulse on the beat level, the metric level at which pulses are heard as the basic unit. Thus a beat is the basic time unit of a piece. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • beat — [c]/bit / (say beet) verb (beat, beaten or beat, beating) –verb (t) 1. to strike repeatedly and usually violently. 2. to thrash, cane, or flog, as a punishment. 3. to whisk; stir, as in order to thicken or aerate: to beat cream; to beat eggwhites …   Australian English dictionary

  • beat down — verb 1. persuade the seller to accept a lower price She beat the merchant down $100 • Syn: ↑bargain down • Hypernyms: ↑haggle, ↑higgle, ↑chaffer, ↑huckster • Verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms beat out : present tense I/you/we/they beat out he/she/it beats out present participle beating out past tense beat out past participle beaten out 1) to stop a fire from burning by hitting it with something She …   English dictionary


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