Translation of "flog" - English-French dictionary

flog

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

to beat; to whip

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

flagellation
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)