- [colloquial/familiar] (beating) paliza (feminine), tunda (feminine) to give sb a good hiding darle* a algn una buena paliza or tunda the team got o took a terrible hiding from the champions los campeones le dieron una paliza tremenda al equipo [colloquial/familiar] to be on a hiding to nothing (British English/inglés británico) llevar todas las de perder [colloquial/familiar] he's on a hiding to nothing if he thinks that … está arreglado or (in Spain also/en España también) apañado si cree que …More example sentences
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- In 1956, it was called getting a thrashing, or a hiding - or just ‘getting it’.
- I don't drink because I see a lot of people, they get hidings from their husbands.
- I was always chicken when it came to getting hidings from my father.
- Scotland suffered a humiliating hiding in this international friendly at Hampden Park today.
- A few results offered false hope - a victory on Boxing Day away to Motherwell, Livingston taking a hiding at Perth.
- At 20-3 down they were looking at a real hiding, but they found some passion.