Examples of beating in a Sentence
he wears a pacemaker to help maintain a regular beating of his heart
took a beating and ended up in second place
Recent Examples of beating from the Web
The sudden pivot to no bikinis (and no evening gowns, either) seems to be a direct result of the organization's credibility as an empowering outlet for young women taking a beating.
Schnoor's foot took a beating, needing a series of bandages after the race concluded.
Larry is an explosive character, and my voice really takes a beating.
Despite only having 62,000 miles, the frontline squad has taken a beating and is being replaced.
Once upon a time, right now, in a country called the United States of America, science was taking a beating from people who misunderstood or simply did not like science, scientists or the scientific method.
The Japanese side took a beating from a tempura shrimp sushi handroll that tasted like Chick-fil-A with Russian dressing, and shoyu ramen behaved more like a sloppy stir-fry sloshed in a bowl.
President Donald Trump's tough-guy persona is taking a beating from China, judging from the reaction of some of his allies on Capitol Hill and in the trenches of the trade wars.
The Turkish lira has also taken a beating, in part because the president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says that low interest rates reduce inflation (see Buttonwood).
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BEATING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beating for English Language Learners
: the act of repeatedly hitting someone to cause pain or injury : the act of beating someone
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