Translation of beat in German:

beat

Pronunciation: /biːt/

v.t. (beat, beaten /ˈbiːtn/)

  • schlagen; klopfen [Teppich]; (surpass) brechen [Rekord] hard to beat schwer zu schlagen it beats me how/why … es ist mir ein Rätsel wie/warum … beat time den Takt schlagen beat it! [infml], hau ab! [ugs.] see also beaten 2

v.i. (beat, beaten)

n.

  • 1 (stroke, throbbing) Schlagen; [Mus.] (rhythm) Takt; (single beat) Schlag

Phrasal verbs

beat ˈoff

v.t. abwehren [Angriff]

beat ˈup

v.t. zusammenschlagen [Person]

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