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flog

verb [T] uk   /flɒɡ/  us   /flɑːɡ/ (-gg-)

flog verb [T] (PUNISH)

to beat someone very hard with a whip (= a long, thin piece 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, especially quickly or cheaply: He tried to flog his old car, but no one would buy it.
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