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trounce

Pronunciation: /traʊns/

Translation of trounce in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • derrotar de forma aplastante, darle* una paliza a [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Fylde gained ample revenge for an earlier 6-1 defeat by trouncing Arnside Reserves 10-1.
    • Bury suffered their worst ever Football League Cup defeated when they were trounced 10-by West Ham.
    • He jumped and travelled really well in that particular contest, as he trounced his opponent by 20 lengths.
    Example sentences
    • Critics trounced it, because that's what they do... they're fickle like that.
    • Meanwhile, the young woman in the leather suit had trounced several of the black-clad thugs.
    • On more than one occasion, a self-appointed individual would take it upon himself to give me a severe trouncing.

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