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British English: /θraʃ/
American English: /θræʃ/

Translation of thrash in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (beat) thrash the life out of somebody
    jemandem die Seele aus dem Leib prügeln [informal]
  • 2 (defeat)
    vernichtend schlagen

intransitive verb

  • 1thrash at something
    auf etwas Akk. einschlagen
  • 2 (Nautical)thrash to windward
    luvwärts gegen die See knüppeln


  • [informal] (party)
    große Fete

Phrasal verbs

thrash about

thrash around
intransitive verb
sich hin- und herwerfen

thrash out

transitive verb
ausdiskutieren (Problem, Frage)
ausarbeiten (Plan)
thrash out the whole business
Klarheit in die ganze Sache bringen

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