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French English
VERB1   battre | bats | avoir battu | battant
VERB2   se battre | me bats | s'être battu | se battant
battre qn./qc.
to beat sb./sth. [eggs, people]
cuis. battre qc. [au fouet]
to whisk sth.
battre qn. [équipe]
to defeat sb.
agr. battre qc. [grain]to thresh sth. [grain]
battre qn.to best sb.
battre qn./qc.to hit sb./sth.
2 Words: Verbs
fin. battre monnaieto mint coins
battre viteto pound [heart]
se battreto exchange blows
se battreto fight (with each other)
3 Words: Verbs
battre des mainsto clap (one's hand)
anat. battre des paupièresto flutter one's eyelashes
mil. battre en retraiteto (beat a) retreat
battre en retraite [fig.]to beat a hasty retreat
battre froid à qn. [fig.] [fam.]to cold-shoulder sb. [fig.] [coll.]
battre froid à qn. [fig.] [fam.]to give sb. the cold shoulder [fig.] [coll.]
méd. battre la breloque [fam.] [cœur]to be none too good [e.g. heart]
battre la breloque [fam.] [personne]to be a bit batty [coll.]
battre la chamade [cœur]to pound [heart]
mil. battre la chargeto sound the advance
mil. battre la chargeto sound the charge
mil. battre la dianeto sound the reveille
mus. battre la mesureto beat time
vêt. battre le pavéto wear out one's shoe leather
battre les mainsto clap one's hands
mil. naut. pol. battre pavillon russeto fly the Russian flag
mil. battre qn./qc. en brècheto give sb./sth. a pounding
loc. battre son pleinto be in full swing
se battre avec qn.to tussle with sb.
se battre contre qn./qc.to fight sb./sth.
se battre pour qc.to scramble for sth.
4 Words: Verbs
battre en retraite précipitammentto beat a hasty retreat
mil. battre qc. sur le champto fight sth. on the battlefield
battre qn. à plates couturesto beat sb. hollow
battre qn. à plates coutures [fam.] [fig.]to trounce sb. [coll.] [defeat comprehensively]
battre qn. à plates coutures [loc.]to wipe the floor with sb. [idiom]
battre qn./qc. à plate coutureto trounce sb./sth.
se battre en duelto fight a duel
se battre la poitrineto beat one's breast
se faire battre à qc.to be beaten at sth.
anat. sentir le coeur battreto feel the heart beating
5+ Words: Others
prov. Il faut battre le fer pendant qu'il est chaud.One should strike while the iron's hot.
5+ Words: Verbs
battre le fer pendant qu'il est chaud [loc.]to make hay while the sun shines [idiom]
battre le fer tant qu'il est chaud [loc.]to strike while the iron is hot [idiom]
se battre jusqu'au dernier souffleto fight to the last breath
sport se faire battre à plates coutures [fam.]to get licked [coll.] [fig.]
sport se faire battre à plates coutures [fam.]to get walloped [coll.]
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