Translation: from spanish

to give sb a beating

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  • 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

  • beating — noun (C) 1 an act of hitting someone many times as a punishment or in a fight: give sb a beating (=beat them) 2 take a beating to lose very badly in a game or competition: Our team took a real beating on Saturday. see also: take some beating beat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Beating Retreat — or Beating the Retreat is a military ceremony dating back to 16th century England and was first used in order to recall nearby patrolling units to their castle. HistoryOriginally it was known as watch setting and was initiated at sunset by the… …   Wikipedia

  • give a beating — index lash (strike) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • give — give1 W1S1 [gıv] v past tense gave [geıv] past participle given [ˈgıvən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(present or money)¦ 2¦(put something in somebody s hand)¦ 3¦(let somebody do something)¦ 4¦(tell somebody something)¦ 5¦(make a movement/do an action)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • give — 1. verb 1) she gave them $2000 Syn: present with, provide with, supply with, furnish with, let someone have; hand (over to), offer, proffer; award, grant (to), bestow on/upon, accord, confer on, make over to; donate to, contribute to …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • beating — /bee ting/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that beats, as to punish, clean, mix, etc.: Give the rug a good beating. 2. a defeat or reverse; loss; setback: Several stocks took a beating in the market today. 3. pulsation; throbbing: the beating …   Universalium

  • beating — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brutal, savage, severe, terrible, vicious VERB + BEATING ▪ get, receive, suffer …   Collocations dictionary

  • Beating — Beat Beat (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • give — verb Give is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑authority, ↑benefactor, ↑chart, ↑council, ↑donor, ↑index, ↑jury, ↑move, ↑nature, ↑recording, ↑religion, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • give it to — phrasal : to administer a beating or scolding to : attack vigorously looked at his colleagues … and gave it to them right between the eyes New Republic * * * give it to ( ● give …   Useful english dictionary

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