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thrashverb [I/T]

 us   /θræʃ/
to make a ​series of ​wild, ​violentmovements: [I] The ​startledanimal thrashed around in the ​stall. To thrash a ​person or ​animalmeans to ​hit the ​person or ​animal hard and ​repeatedly: [T] He ​hit me ​once, and if you hadn’t come along, he would have thrashed me. fig. To thrash also ​means to ​defeatbadly: [T] Atlanta thrashed New York, 119-87.
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thrashverb

uk   us   /θræʃ/
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