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"beat down" in British English

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beat down

phrasal verb with beat uk   us   /biːt/ verb (beat, beaten or US also beat)
If the ​sunbeats down, it ​shines very ​strongly and makes the ​air very ​hot: The ​tropicalsunbeat down on them ​mercilessly.
(Definition of beat down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beat down

phrasal verb with beat  us   /bit/ verb
(of ​sun) to ​shine very ​brightly or (of ​rain) to come down ​strongly: The ​sun beat down, parching the already ​dryfields.
(Definition of beat down from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beat down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 曝晒…
in Turkish çok sıcak ve yakıcı olmak, kavurmak…
in Russian палить (о солнце)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 曝曬…
in Polish palić…
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