- [colloquial/familiar] paliza (f) to give sb a belting darle* una paliza a algn (with belt) darle* de correazos a algn, darle* una cueriza a algn (Méx) [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences
- The campaign is a learning process and, as any schoolboy once knew, that tends to include a couple of beltings.
- After a public belting in the street, Effie dragged him back to the shop by his ear, forcing him to apologise to the shopkeeper and replace the lot.
- But most of all, we are still nothing like as preoccupied with appearance as the French, and in this country, a good father would no more criticise how his daughter looked than give her a belting.
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