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beat/knock/whale the tar out of sb

US informal
to hit someone forcefully and repeatedly: The boxer knocked the tar out of his opponent.
(Definition of beat/knock/whale the tar out of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beat/knock/whale the tar out of sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 猛揍(某人),狠揍(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猛揍(某人),狠揍(某人)…
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