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lash

verb uk   /læʃ/ us  

lash verb (HIT)

[I or T] to hit with a lot of force: The prisoners were regularly lashed with electric cable. The sound of the rain lashing against the windows was deafening.
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lash verb (CRITICIZE)

[T] to criticize someone severely

lash verb (TIE)

[T usually + adv/prep] to tie together tightly and firmly: I've lashed your case to the roof rack. These poles will be easier to carry if we lash them together with a rope.
Phrasal verbs

lash

noun uk   /læʃ/ us  

lash noun (HAIR)

lash noun (HIT)

[C or S] a thin strip of leather at the end of a whip, or a hit with this, especially as a form of punishment: He received 30 lashes for the crime. The punishment for disobedience was the lash.
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[C] a sudden, violent movement of something that can bend: With a powerful lash of its tail, the fish jumped out of the net and back into the river.
Translations of “lash”
in Korean 속눈썹…
in Arabic هَدْب…
in French cil, coup de fouet, lanière…
in Turkish (yağmur, rüzgâr vb.) çarpmak, vurmak…
in Italian ciglio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打擊, 猛擊, 狠打…
in Russian хлестать…
in Polish smagać, zacinać…
in Spanish pestaña, latigazo, azote…
in Portuguese cílio…
in German die Wimper, der (Peitschen-, etc.)Hieb…
in Catalan pestanya…
in Japanese まつげ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打击, 猛击, 狠打…
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