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Beat mold
Beat of a watch
Beat of drum
beat off
beat one's brains out
beat or knock the living daylights out of
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beat out of
beat the air
beat the bushes
beat the drum
beat the drum for
beat the pants off
beat the rap
beat the shit out of
beat up on
beat-up
beatable
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beaten biscuit
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beat up definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students" [syn: beat, beat up, work over]
2: gather; "drum up support" [syn: beat up, drum up, rally]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If someone beats a person up, they hit or kick the person many times. Then they actually beat her up as well... The government supporters are beating up anyone they suspect of favouring the demonstrators. PHRASAL VERB: V n P, V P n (not pron) 2. If you beat yourself up about something, you worry about it a lot or blame yourself for it. (INFORMAL) Tell them you don't want to do it any more. Don't beat yourself up about it... I don't beat myself up. I don't deal with things I can't handle. PHRASAL VERB: V pron-refl P prep, V pron-refl P beating-up (beatings-up) There had been no violence, no beatings-up until then. N-COUNT

Moby Thesaurus

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