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Meaning of “flog” - Learner’s Dictionary

flog

verb [T]     /flɒɡ/ ( present participle flogging, past tense and past participle flogged)
PUNISH
to hit someone repeatedly as a punishment with something such as a stickPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingPunishing and punishments
SELL UK informal
to sell something quickly or cheaply: I had to flog the car to pay my bills.Value and price decreasesBuying and selling in general
flogging noun [C, U]
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