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flog

verb /floɡ/ ( past tense, past participle flogged)
to beat; to whip
peitschen
In the old days people were flogged for breaking the law.
flogging noun
die Prügelstrafe
flog a dead horse to try to create interest in something after all interest in it has been lost.
sich unnötig abmühen
The programme makers have run out of ideas and the show is just repeating itself now – basically, they’re just flogging a dead horse.
(Definition of flog from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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