Translation of "flog" - English-French dictionary


verb /floɡ/ (past tense, past participle flogged)

to beat; to whip

In the old days people were flogged for breaking the law.
flogging noun

flog a dead horse

to try to create interest in something after all interest in it has been lost.

perdre sa peine et son temps
The programme makers have run out of ideas and the show is just repeating itself now – basically, they’re just flogging a dead horse.

(Translation of “flog” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)