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six of the best

UK old-fashioned
a beating, usually of six hits with a stick
(Definition of six of the best from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “six of the best”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一顿痛打(通常是用笞棒打6下)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一頓痛打(通常是用棍棒打六下)…
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