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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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drubbingdrub‧bing /ˈdrʌbɪŋ/ noun [countable]  DSBEAT/DEFEATan occasion when one team easily beats another team in sport Ireland gave England a drubbing at Twickenham.
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drubbingHowever, I will video Manc of the Day so we can see the 8-0 drubbing all over again.Wednesday will be unchanged after their 8-0 drubbing of Aldershot in the Littlewoods Cup - provided Palmer shakes off a knee injury.The Dodgers held first place after a 10-4 drubbing of the Cincinnati Reds.The Lions took a drubbing from the Eagles last night, losing 58-37.Up against us were a good pair who had previously given us a drubbing.This wasn't defeat, it was a drubbing.The third match at Melbourne was then completely washed out, but at Adelaide West Indies produced another drubbing.And, indeed, it could have been an even bigger drubbing.So why did it end with dwindling audiences and a critical drubbing?Gramm's drubbing by Davis in the California primary has badly hurt his campaign.
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