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beat down

phrasal verb with beat us   /bit/ verb
(of sun) to shine very brightly or (of rain) to come down strongly: The sun beat down, parching the already dry fields.
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beat down

phrasal verb with beat uk   /biːt/ us   /biːt/ verb beat, beaten or US also beat
If the sun beats down, it shines very strongly and makes the air very hot: The tropical sun beat down on them mercilessly.
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Translations of “beat down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 曝晒…
in Turkish çok sıcak ve yakıcı olmak, kavurmak…
in Russian палить (о солнце)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 曝曬…
in Polish palić…
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