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Translation of "flog" - English-German dictionary

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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