flog Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"flog" in British English

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flogverb [T]

uk   /flɒɡ/  us   /flɑːɡ/ (-gg-)

flog verb [T] (PUNISH)

to ​beat someone very hard with a whip (= a ​long, ​thinpiece of ​rope, ​leather, etc.) or a ​stick, as a ​punishment: Soldiers used to be flogged for ​disobedience.

flog verb [T] (SELL)

UK informal to ​sell, ​especiallyquickly or ​cheaply: He ​tried to flog his ​oldcar, but no one would ​buy it.
(Definition of flog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flog" in American English

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flogverb [T]

 us   /flɑɡ, flɔɡ/ (-gg-)
(esp. in the past) to ​beat very hard with a ​stick or a whip as a ​punishment
(Definition of flog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"flog" in Business English

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flogverb [T]

uk   us   /flɒɡ/ (flogging, flogged, flogs) mainly UK informal
to ​sell something, especially at a ​cheapprice: The ​phonegroupplans to flog its new ​handsets for £30 ​apiece to ​peoplesigning one-year ​contracts.
to ​sell something ​illegally: Some ​privatesellers are flogging ​cars that have been ​stolen or written off by ​insurers.
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(Definition of flog from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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