beat+out

  • 1 beat out — verb 1. come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (Freq. 2) Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship We beat the competition Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game • Syn: ↑beat, ↑crush, ↑shell, ↑ …

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  • 2 beat out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you beat out sounds on a drum or similar instrument, you make the sounds by hitting the instrument. [V P n (not pron)] Drums and cymbals beat out a solemn rhythm. Syn: tap out 2) PHRASAL VERB If you beat out a fire, you cause… …

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  • 3 beat out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms beat out : present tense I/you/we/they beat out he/she/it beats out present participle beating out past tense beat out past participle beaten out 1) to stop a fire from burning by hitting it with something She …

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  • 4 Beat Out! — Infobox Album Name = Beat Out! Type = Album Artist = GLAY Released = July 2, 1996 Recorded = Genre = Japanese rock/pop Length = 62:00 Label = Platinum Records Producer = GLAY Last album = Speed Pop (1995) This album = Beat Out! (1996) Next album …

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  • 5 beat out — v. (D; tr.) to beat out for (we beat them out for the title by ten points) * * * [ biːt aʊt] (D; tr.) to beat out for (we beat them out for the title by ten points) …

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  • 6 beat out sb — UK US beat out sb/sth Phrasal Verb with beat({{}}/biːt/ verb [T] (beat, beaten, US also beat) ► US to be more successful than your competitors: »The New York based accounting and consulting firm beat out eight rival bids to win the contract …

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  • 7 beat-out — adjective Etymology: from past participle of beat out : weary, exhausted : beat III 1 too beat out to think, even about home L.M.Uris …

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  • 8 beat out — verb a) To sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum. The drummer beat out a steady slow march. b) To extinguish He managed to beat the flames out with a blanket …

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  • 9 beat out — phr verb Beat out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑rhythm …

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  • 10 beat out — Canadian Slang [beet oot] To overcome, vanquish, clobber The Leafs beat out Detroit …

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  • 11 beat out of — PHRASAL VERB If someone beats another person out of something, they get that thing by deceiving the other person or behaving dishonestly. [V n P P n] If he could beat his uncle out of a dollar he d do it …

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  • 12 beat out — put out, extinguish; win, be more successful in a competition; drum, tap; remove forcibly …

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  • 13 beat out — transitive verb Date: 1606 1. to make or perform by or as if by beating 2. to mark or accompany by beating 3. to turn (a routine ground ball or a bunt) into a hit in baseball by fast running to first base …

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  • 14 beat out — 1. Flatten (by hammering), attenuate. 2. Expand, amplify, attenuate, render diffuse. 3. Exhaust, overcome (with fatigue) …

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  • 15 beat out phrasal — verb 1 (transitive something out) to put out a fire by beating 2 (transitive beat something out of someone) to force someone to tell you something by beating them: I had the truth beaten out of me by my father. 3 (transitive beat something out)… …

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  • 16 beat out sb/sth — UK US beat out sb/sth Phrasal Verb with beat({{}}/biːt/ verb [T] (beat, beaten, US also beat) ► US to be more successful than your competitors: »The New York based accounting and consulting firm beat out eight rival bids to win the contract …

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  • 17 beat out sth — UK US beat out sb/sth Phrasal Verb with beat({{}}/biːt/ verb [T] (beat, beaten, US also beat) ► US to be more successful than your competitors: »The New York based accounting and consulting firm beat out eight rival bids to win the contract …

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  • 18 To beat out — Beat Beat (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as …

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  • 19 To beat out of — Beat Beat (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as …

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  • 20 be beat out — Be exhausted, be fagged, be worn out, be tired out, be greatly fatigued …

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