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beat sb up

informal
phrasal verb with beat uk   us   /biːt/ verb (beat, beaten or US also beat)
B2 to hurt someone badly by hitting or kicking them repeatedly: He claims he was beaten up by the police.
Translations of “beat sb up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 毆打,虐待(某人)…
in Russian избивать…
in Turkish dövmek, dayak atmak, sopa çekmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 殴打,虐待(某人)…
in Polish pobić kogoś…
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