English version

thrashing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrashingthrash‧ing /ˈθræʃɪŋ/ noun [countable] especially British English 🔊 🔊 1 an occasion when you beat someone or are beaten violently as a punishment 🔊 If you speak to your mother like that again, you’ll get a thrashing. 🔊 I’ll give you the thrashing you deserve.2 informal an occasion when you defeat someone or are defeated very easily in a game 🔊 The manager resigned after his team’s 14–0 thrashing.
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thrashingWigan's victory was also a record defeat for Swinton - beating the 76-3 thrashing by Huddersfield in 1946.It sounds to me as if you all need a jolly good thrashing.Last week in the House, I suggested that such people should be given a sound thrashing.Could we arrange for such offenders to have a sound thrashing?give ... thrashingLast week in the House, I suggested that such people should be given a sound thrashing.
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