Translation: from italianko

to get a beating

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  • get the measure of something — get/take the measure of (someone/something) have the measure of (someone/something) to understand what someone or something is like and to know how to deal with them. We got the measure of the opposition in the first half and set about beating… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the measure of — get/take the measure of (someone/something) have the measure of (someone/something) to understand what someone or something is like and to know how to deal with them. We got the measure of the opposition in the first half and set about beating… …   New idioms dictionary

  • beating — n. 1) to give smb. a beating 2) to get, take a beating 3) a brutal, good, merciless, severe, vicious beating (he got a good beating) * * * [ biːtɪŋ] good merciless severe vicious beating (he got a good beating) a brutal …   Combinatory dictionary

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