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flog

Pronunciation: /flɑːg; flɒg/

Translation of flog in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)

  • 1 (beat) azotar to flog sth to death (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] repetir* algo hasta la saciedad
    Example sentences
    • He handed it to one of the pirates in order to take the real whip he intended on flogging her with.
    • Was it Pontius Pilate and the Roman soldiers who had flogged him, beaten him, and crucified him?
    • It's not like the old days when they'd flog someone one day and get beaten the next.
  • 2 (sell) (British English/inglés británico) [slang/argot], vender
    Example sentences
    • But my point is, how many tickets do you need to flog to sell out a rugby ground - 10-15,000?
    • Last year retailer Argos hit the headlines when it tried to flog Sony TVs for just £3.
    • UK resellers selling cheap Microsoft software are not necessarily flogging pirated goods.

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