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Spanish translation of “beat”


verb /biːt/ (past tense beat, past participle beaten)
to strike or hit repeatedly Beat the drum. to win against She beat me in a contest. to mix thoroughly to beat an egg. to move in a regular rhythm My heart is beating faster than usual. to mark or indicate (musical time) with a baton etc A conductor beats time for an orchestra. beater noun beating noun
golpeo; latido; batida
beaten adjective overcome; defeated
the beaten team He looked tired and beaten.
mixed thoroughly beaten egg.
beat about the bush to approach a subject in an indirect way, without coming to the point or making any decision.
ir con rodeos
beat down (of the sun) to give out great heat
picar, calentar mucho
The sun’s rays beat down on us.
to (force to) lower a price by bargaining
conseguir un buen precio (regateando)
We beat the price down We beat him down to a good price.
beat it to go away Beat it, or I’ll hit you! She told her little brother to beat it. beat off to succeed in overcoming or preventing The old man beat off the youths who attacked him He beat the attack off easily. beat a (hasty) retreat to go away in a hurry
batirse en retirada, retirarse precipitadamente, salir pitando, poner pies en polvorosa
The children beat a hasty retreat when he appeared.
beat up to punch, kick or hit (a person) severely and repeatedly
moler a palos
He beat up an old lady.
off the beaten track away from main roads, centres of population etc.
(Definition of beat from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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