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
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At the same time, the victim is given a ferocious beating by his captors.
An arrest warrant has been issued for the second suspect in the beating, police said.
In fact, the commission allowed former police chief Daryl Gates, whose egregious leadership was essentially responsible for the beating of Rodney King and the riots that followed, to write his own civil service evaluations—all of them positive.
Koro’s trainers used a mix of rewards (family visits) and brutal punishments (starvation, solitary confinement and beatings) to encourage compliance.
Greene expects to be paid like the best talent in the draft, which would necessitate beating that number.
Those three months turned into 16 years of captivity and beatings.
One of the officers identified in the beating was W.B. Cherry.
The SEC’s national reputation in basketball circles has taken a beating in recent years, prompting wholesale changes to scheduling procedures among other tweaks aimed at returning to relevance, if not, prominence.
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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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