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beating

noun [C]  us   /ˈbi·t̬ɪŋ/
the act of hitting someone hard and repeatedly: He escaped a beating. fig. This chair has taken a beating over the years (= been used often and damaged).
Translations of “beating”
in Korean 때림…
in Arabic ضَرب…
in Portuguese surra, sova…
in Catalan pallissa…
in Japanese なぐったり蹴ったりすること…
in Italian botte, bastonatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰勝, 失敗, 打敗…
in Russian битье, избиение…
in Turkish dayak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战胜, 失败, 打败…
in Polish lanie…
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