Die Übersetzung von "beat" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /biːt/ (past tense beat, past participle beaten)

to strike or hit repeatedly

Beat the drum.

to win against

She beat me in a contest.

to mix thoroughly

to beat an egg.

to move in a regular rhythm

My heart is beating faster than usual.

to mark or indicate (musical time) with a baton etc

battre (la mesure)
A conductor beats time for an orchestra.
beater noun

beating noun

beaten adjective

overcome; defeated

the beaten team
He looked tired and beaten.

mixed thoroughly

beaten egg.
beat about the bush

to approach a subject in an indirect way, without coming to the point or making any decision.

tourner autour du pot
beat down

(of the sun) to give out great heat

taper (dur) sur
The sun’s rays beat down on us.

to (force to) lower a price by bargaining

faire baisser
We beat the price down
We beat him down to a good price.
beat it

to go away

Beat it, or I’ll hit you!
She told her little brother to beat it.
beat off

to succeed in overcoming or preventing

The old man beat off the youths who attacked him
He beat the attack off easily.
beat a (hasty) retreat

to go away in a hurry

battre en retraite
The children beat a hasty retreat when he appeared.
beat up

to punch, kick or hit (a person) severely and repeatedly

rouer de coups
He beat up an old lady.
off the beaten track

away from main roads, centres of population etc.

hors des sentiers battus

(Die Übersetzung von "beat" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)