beat

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Voor het werkwoord: "to beat"

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beat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (defeat)verslaan overg.ww
 The championship team beat the challengers.
beat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (strike repeatedly)slaan overg.ww
 That man beat my brother and hurt him badly.
beat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rhythm)ritme nw het
  (jongerentaal)beat nw de
 The dancers moved to the beat of the music.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
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beat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (exhausted)kapot, doodmoe, op, doodop bn
  (Belg.)stikkapot bn
 After a long day at work, Keith's father is beat when he comes home.
beat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (beatnik)beatnik nw de
 Kerouac is the most famous of the Beat poets.
beat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (musical note)maat nw de
 You must remember to play harder on the accented beats.
beat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stroke, blow)slag nw de
  slaan nw het
 The beat of the workers' hammers gave Sue a headache.
beat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (heartbeat) (van het hart)kloppen onoverg.ww
  hartslag nw de
 In her excitement, Fran could feel the beat of her heart.
beat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (police officer's round) (waakgebied v.e. politieagent)ronde nw de
 Officer Smith pounded the beat all day long.
beat viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (heart: throb) (van het hart)kloppen onoverg.ww
 The doctor listened to see if the man's heart was beating.
beat viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (wings: flap) (van vleugels)slaan overg.ww
 The eagle's wings did not beat as it glided through the air.
beat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (arrive before)iemand voor zijn, eerst zijn onoverg.ww
 I bet we will beat you to the church! We drive much faster.
beat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (eggs) (koken)kloppen overg.ww
 Before you scramble eggs, you have to beat them.
beat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (rhythm) (ritme)slaan overg.ww
 The drummer beat the rhythm on the bass drum.
beat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (wings) (vleugels)slaan overg.ww
  (vlinders, kleine vogels)fladderen onoverg.ww
 A hummingbird beats its wings many times a second.
beat vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (metal)smeden overg.ww
  hameren overg.ww
 The craftsman beat the piece of metal until it was very thin.
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iets kloppen overg. ww (slaan) (heart)beat viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  throb viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  pound viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
ritme nw het (muziek)rhythm nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  beat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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Samengestelde woorden:
NederlandsEngels
alle hoeken van de kamer laten zien overg. uitdr. figuurlijk (flink aangepakt worden)beat up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
de aftocht blazen onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (zich terugtrekken) (figurative)beat a retreat v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  retreat viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
de hersens inslaan overg. uitdr. figuurlijk (vermoorden)beat someone's brains out v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
de pleuris slaan overg. uitdr. informeel (afranselen)beat up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
een pak rammel geven overg. uitdr. informeel (slaan, slaag geven)give a beating v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  beat up vtr prhasal sep
een pak slaag geven overg. uitdr. informeel (slaan, slaag geven)give a beating v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  beat up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
er geen doekjes omwinden onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (zeggen zoals het is, niet verbloemen)not beat around the bush v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be clear vi + adj
er omheen draaien onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (rond de pot draaien, ontwijken) (figurative)beat around the bush v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ergens omheen draaien onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (niet terzake)beat around the bush v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
in elkaar slaan overg. uitdr. (afranselen)beat up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
in elkaar slaan overg. uitdr. informeel (aftuigen, afranselen)beat up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
om de pot heen draaien,
Replace: rond de pot draaien
onoverg. uitdr.
figuurlijk (geen duidelijke taal spreken) (figurative)beat around the bush v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
om de tuin leiden overg. uitdr. figuurlijk (misleiden, bedriegen) (figurative)lead up the garden path v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (figurative)beat around the bush v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
opslag nw de (muziek: lichte tel) (music)up beat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
rond de pot draaien onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (ontwijkend antwoorden) (figurative)beat around the bush v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
rond de pot draaien onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (niet ter zake komen) (figurative)beat around the bush v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tot moes slaan overg. uitdr. informeel, figuurlijk (object: kapotslaan) (informal, fig.)beat to pulp v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tot moes slaan overg. uitdr. informeel, figuurlijk (persoon: afranselen) (informal, fig.)beat to pulp v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
verrot slaan overg. uitdr. (afranselen)beat up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  (fig., informal)knock the living daylights out of someone v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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EngelsNederlands
beat a dead horse,
flog a dead horse
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (pursue a hopeless cause) (figuurlijk)oude koeien uit de sloot halen frase
 I tried to convince him to come with us, but felt that I was beating a dead horse.
beat a path to [sb]'s door v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be keen to meet with [sb](informeel)de deur plat lopen frase
 If you have a good idea, investors will beat a path to your door.
beat around the bush,
beat about the bush
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (avoid getting to the point)ergens omheen draaien frase
  (figuurlijk)rond de pot draaien frase
 Stop beating around the bush and give me the real reason!
beat down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (sun: shine brightly and hot) (zon)branden onoverg.ww
 The sun was beating down on our backs.
beat down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (rain: pour heavily)stortregenen onoverg.ww
  (informeel)gieten, hozen overg.ww
 The rain beat down so hard on the apple tree that in the morning half of the apples were on the ground.
beat [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (negotiate lower price from)afdingen bij ww + vz
  (informeel)pingelen onoverg.ww
 Amy beat the seller down to £20 for the vase.
beat [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (price: negotiate lower)afdingen op ww + vz
  (informeel)pingelen onoverg.ww
 We beat the price down to $45.
beat [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (demoralize)terneerslaan onoverg.ww
  ontmoedigen overg.ww
  moedeloos maken overg.ww
 Doris admitted that life was beating her down.
beat it interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (go away) (slang)oprotten, wegwezen, opgerot, opgehoepeld, ophoepelen, opdonderen, opgedonderd, smeer 'm, ga weg tw
 No, I won't give you any money. Now beat it!.
beat it v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." slang (leave, go) (slang)'m smeren, opdonderen, oprotten, ophoepelen onoverg.ww
 The police showed up and we knew it was time to beat it.
beat the drum (for [sth]) v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (promote) (figuurlijk)de trom roeren, de trom roffelen frase
 The environmental activist goes around the world beating the drum for energy reform.
beat the rap v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." slang (escape blame, be acquitted) (figuurlijk)de dans ontspringen overg.uitdr.
  (figuurlijk, informeel; straf)ergens onderuit komen onoverg.uitdr.
beat [sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (assault) (informeel)iemand in elkaar slaan frase
Opmerking: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 A group of youths beat Henry up.
beat-up adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US, slang (car: in poor condition) (informeel)aftands, gammel bn
beat yourself up vtr phrasal informal, figurative (feel guilty or bad)zich schuldig voelen wk.ww
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Collocations: beat [an egg, the egg whites, a yolk], has a [strong, fast, weak] beat, beat [poet, poetry], more...

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