Translation of "flog" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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flogverb [ T ]

uk /flɒɡ/ us /flɑːɡ/ -gg-

flog verb [ T ] (PUNISH)

to beat someone very hard with a whip (= a long, thin piece of rope, leather, etc.) or a stick, as a punishment

Soldiers used to be flogged for disobedience. 过去士兵们常常因不守军令而遭鞭笞。

flog verb [ T ] (SELL)

UK informal to sell, especially quickly or cheaply

He tried to flog his old car, but no one would buy it. 他想快点儿卖掉他的旧车,但没人愿意买。

(Translation of “flog” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)