take a pounding

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Definition of take a pounding

: to receive repeated hits The boxer took a pounding in the ring. often used figuratively to suggest a setback or loss The company's stocks took a pounding.

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“Take a pounding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20pounding. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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