hit again and again
win a fight or game against others
a blow or a stroke made again and again
a single pulse
a measurement of time or accent in music
an area or place regularly visited or traveled through
"in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
"he could feel the beat of her heart"
"the piece has a fast rhythm"
"the conductor set the beat"
"he heard the beat of a drum"
"the cox raised the beat"
"the signal was two beats on the steam pipe"
"was all in at the end of the day"
"so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"
"bushed after all that exercise"
"I'm dead after that long trip"
"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"
"We beat the competition"
"Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
"Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"
"The teacher used to beat the students"
"beat on the door"
"beat the table with his shoe"
"Her heart was beating fast"
"beat swords into ploughshares"
"Rain drummed against the windshield"
"The drums beat all night"
"The sun was beating down on us"
"The bird flapped its wings"
"The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
"The boat beat in the strong wind"
"beat the egg whites"
"beat the cream"
"beat one's breast"
"beat one's foot rhythmically"
"Reading beats watching television"
"This sure beats work!"
"beat the subway fare"
"the clocks were ticking"
"the grandfather clock beat midnight"
"The bird's wings were flapping"
"Beat the rhythm"
"the city pulsated with music and excitement"
"beat a path through the forest"
"beat the drum"
"I beat the traffic"
"She outfoxed her competitors"
"This beats me!"
"Got me--I don't know the answer!"
"a vexing problem"
"This question really stuck me"
"This kind of work exhausts me"
"He was all washed up after the exam"
The measured beat of the waters against the sides of the boat.
出自： E. Gaskell
The dry, dust-laden air vibrated steadily to the rapid beat of the engine.
出自： W. Faulkner
One of the telegraphs was ringing the call-attention beat.
出自： J. Masters
Her heart slowed a little and then made speed for a dozen beats or so.
出自： S. King
I was too beat and hazy to take anything in.
出自： P. Frankau
At what hour they may beat the door of an acquaintance.
出自： S. Johnson
Then I beat my fist on a stone, forcing myself to speak calmly.
出自： J. Rhys
那位游泳者在水中四处拍水,以免沉没。 beat about
After being in the water for six hours, the ship beat about and sailed for home.
出航六小时后,那船掉转船头,开始返航。 beat about for sb/sth
They were beating about for him.
The prisoner beat about for a way of escape.
They found the book at last, but not before they beat about for nearly a day.
We beat about for a solution to the problem.
The rain was beating against the windows.
The ship beats against the wind.
这船逆风前进。 beat sth against sth
My grandmother used to clean her mats by beating them against the wall of the house.
来客使劲敲门,直到他应了才停止。 beat sb at sth
The other village always beats our team at cricket.
另一个村的板球队在比赛中总是击败我们队。 beat sb at sth
By winning a prize for writing,Tom beat his teacher at his won game.
The soldiers beat back all the attacks of the enemy.
They were beaten back.
The sun beat down mercilessly on the dry earth.
阳光无情地照射在干旱的大地上。 beat sb/sth ⇔ down
The heavy rain beat all the crops down.
He was beaten down by his opponent.
The crops were beaten down by heavy rain.
The wheat had been beaten down by the rain.
All their defenses were beaten down by the tanks.
他们的所有防御工事都被坦克给毁坏了。 beat sb/sth ⇔ down
Can we beat down the price?
Competition should beat the price down.
He wanted fifteen cents but I beat down the price to ten.
The man was asking ￡5 for the dress, but I beat him down to ￡4.50.
He wanted ￡800 for the car but I beat him down to ￡600.
那部车他索价800镑,但我把他的价钱杀到600镑。 beat sb/sth ⇔ down
They beat down every attempt to liberalize the press.
他们压制了一切新闻报道自由化的意图。 beat sb/sth ⇔ down
Until his friend's arrival,Tom was thoroughly beaten down and wretched.
We had to beat off two nasty little dogs before we could get to the door.
The old man tried to beat the mosquitoes off.
We beat our enemies' heads off in the fight.
The enemy's attack was beaten off.
The dish was made of silver, beaten out by hand.
这盘子是银制的,是手工打造的。 beat out sth on sth
He beat out a tune on a tin can.
Beat out that tune on a drum.
The natives send news over long distances by beating out a message on a hollow log.
土著人用敲击空心木杆的办法向远方传送消息。 beat sb/sth ⇔ out
All the people from the village gathered branches and beat the fire out.
全村人都敛集树枝,把火扑灭了。 beat sb ⇔ out
She was thoroughly beaten out by the work.
风一顺,我们就能扬帆行驶。 beat sth ⇔ up
Beat up the eggs before you add the flour.
She beat the eggs up.
她把鸡蛋打好了。 beat sb/sth ⇔ up
They charged in and started beating us up.
Order was received, that we should make a night march and beat up the enemy's quarters.
Be careful not to be beaten up by the enemy.