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beat sth out of sb

phrasal verb with beat uk   /biːt/ us   /biːt/ verb beat, beaten or US also beat
to make someone say things they do not want to by hitting them : The men claimed that the police had beaten the confession out of them.
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Translations of “beat sth out of sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拷打(某人)逼供…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拷打(某人)逼供…
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