Meaning of “tan sb's hide” in the English Dictionary

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"tan sb's hide" in British English

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tan sb's hide

old-fashioned UK also tan the hide off sb

to beat someone:

I'll tan his hide if I catch him.

(Definition of “tan sb's hide” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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