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beat /biːt/
  • to hit, to knock, to pound, to strike
beat /biːt/
  • to win against
beat /biːt/
  • to strike or pound repeatedly
  • to mix food
beat /biːt/
  • rhythm
beat /biːt/
  • pulse on the beat level
der Schlag (Pl.: die Schläge) {m}
beat it /ˈbiˌdɪt/
  • to go away
beat around the bush
  • to delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant
  • to treat a topic but omit its main points
um den heißen Brei herumreden
wife-beating question
  • loaded question
die Fangfrage (Pl.: die Fangfragen) {f}
beating /ˈbiːtɪŋ/ die Schmiere (Pl.: die Schmieren) {f}
beat up fertigmachen
beat back abwehren
beat about kreuzen
beat a retreat retirieren
beat a dead horse nachtarocken
beat about the bush um den heißen Brei herumreden
beating of the heart der Herzschlag (Pl.: die Herzschläge) {m}
if you can't beat them, join them
  • if your adversaries are stronger than you, it is better to join their side
man muss mit den Wölfen heulen
devil's beating his wife
  • interjection uttered when it rains while the sun is shining
Frau Holle hat Kirmes
march to the beat of a different drum
  • to do things unconventionally
aus der Reihe tanzen
beat someone black and blue grün und blau schlagen
beat up
  • to attack suddenly; to alarm
Deutsch English
Beat {m} beat /biːt/
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