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flog

 (flŏg, flôg)
tr.v. flogged, flog·ging, flogs
1. To beat severely with a whip or rod.
2. Informal To publicize aggressively: flogging a new book.

[Perhaps from alteration of Latin flagellāre; see flagellate.]

flog′ger n.
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flog

(flɒɡ)
vb, flogs, flogging or flogged
1. (tr) to beat harshly, esp with a whip, strap, etc
2. (tr) slang Brit to sell
3. (Nautical Terms) (intr) (of a sail) to flap noisily in the wind
4. (intr) to make progress by painful work
5. NZ to steal
6. flog a dead horse chiefly
a. to harp on some long discarded subject
b. to pursue the solution of a problem long realized to be insoluble
7. flog to death to persuade a person so persistently of the value of (an idea or venture) that he or she loses interest in it
[C17: probably from Latin flagellāre; see flagellant]
ˈflogger n
ˈflogging n
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flog

(flɒg, flɔg)

v.t. flogged, flog•ging.
1. to beat with a whip, stick, etc., esp. as punishment.
2. Slang.
a. to sell, esp. aggressively or vigorously.
b. to promote; publicize.
[1670–80; compare flagellate]
flog′ga•ble, adj.
flog′ger, n.
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flog


Past participle: flogged
Gerund: flogging

Imperative
flog
flog
Present
I flog
you flog
he/she/it flogs
we flog
you flog
they flog
Preterite
I flogged
you flogged
he/she/it flogged
we flogged
you flogged
they flogged
Present Continuous
I am flogging
you are flogging
he/she/it is flogging
we are flogging
you are flogging
they are flogging
Present Perfect
I have flogged
you have flogged
he/she/it has flogged
we have flogged
you have flogged
they have flogged
Past Continuous
I was flogging
you were flogging
he/she/it was flogging
we were flogging
you were flogging
they were flogging
Past Perfect
I had flogged
you had flogged
he/she/it had flogged
we had flogged
you had flogged
they had flogged
Future
I will flog
you will flog
he/she/it will flog
we will flog
you will flog
they will flog
Future Perfect
I will have flogged
you will have flogged
he/she/it will have flogged
we will have flogged
you will have flogged
they will have flogged
Future Continuous
I will be flogging
you will be flogging
he/she/it will be flogging
we will be flogging
you will be flogging
they will be flogging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been flogging
you have been flogging
he/she/it has been flogging
we have been flogging
you have been flogging
they have been flogging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been flogging
you will have been flogging
he/she/it will have been flogging
we will have been flogging
you will have been flogging
they will have been flogging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been flogging
you had been flogging
he/she/it had been flogging
we had been flogging
you had been flogging
they had been flogging
Conditional
I would flog
you would flog
he/she/it would flog
we would flog
you would flog
they would flog
Past Conditional
I would have flogged
you would have flogged
he/she/it would have flogged
we would have flogged
you would have flogged
they would have flogged
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.flog - beat severely with a whip or rodflog - beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
beat up, work over, beat - give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
flagellate, scourge - whip; "The religious fanatics flagellated themselves"
leather - whip with a leather strap
horsewhip - whip with a whip intended for horses
switch - flog with or as if with a flexible rod
cowhide - flog with a cowhide
cat - beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails
birch - whip with a birch twig
2.flog - beat with a cane
beat up, work over, beat - give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
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flog

verb
1. sell, market, trade, dispose of, put up for sale They are trying to flog their house.
2. beat, whip, lash, thrash, whack, scourge, hit hard, trounce, castigate, chastise, flay, lambast(e), flagellate, punish severely Flog them soundly!
3. strain, drive, tax, push, punish, oppress, overtax, overexert Don't flog yourself. We've got ages.
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flog

verb
To punish with blows or lashes:
Informal: trim.
Slang: lay into, lick.
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Translations
يَجْلِد، يَضْرِب بالسَّوْط
bičovat
bankepiske
piestäpiiskataruoskia
hÿîa
čaižytinuplakimastuščiai stengtis
pērtsist
kamçılamakkırbaçlamak

flog

[flɒg] VT
1. (= whip) → azotar; (= beat) → dar una paliza a
to flog a dead horsepredicar en el desierto, machacar en hierro frío
2. (Brit) (= sell) → vender
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flog

[ˈflɒg] vt
(= whip) [+ person] → flageller
to flog a dead horse → s'acharner inutilement
(= sell) → fourguer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

flog

vt
(= beat)prügeln, schlagen; thief, mutineerauspeitschen; you’re flogging a dead horse (esp Brit inf) → Sie verschwenden Ihre Zeit
(Brit inf: = sell) → verkloppen, verscherbeln, losschlagen (all inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

flog

[flɒg] vtfrustare, flagellare
to flog a dead horse (fig, fam) → perdere il proprio tempo
to flog o.s. to death (fig, fam) → ammazzarsi di fatica
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

flog

(flog) verbpast tense, past participle flogged
to beat; to whip. You will be flogged for stealing the money.
ˈflogging noun
flog a dead horse
to try to create interest in something after all interest in it has been lost.
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References in classic literature ?
"I'd a flogged her into 't," said Legree, spitting, only there's such a press o' work, it don't seem wuth a while to upset her jist now.
However, the chief offenders for the time were flogged and kept in bounds; but the victorious party had brought a nice hornet's nest about their ears.
"If he takes me up, I shall be flogged safe enough.
Tom was flogged next morning, and a few days afterwards met Velveteens, and presented him with half a crown for giving up the rod claim, and they became sworn friends; and I regret to say that Tom had many more fish from under the willow that May-fly season, and was never caught again by Velveteens.
They have each been flogged several times in the half-year for direct and wilful breaches of rules.
Much had been done and much had been said in the regiment since the preceding Wednesday; several of the officers had dined lately with their uncle, a private had been flogged, and it had actually been hinted that colonel Foster was going to be married.
After breakfast his aunt took him aside, and Tom almost brightened in the hope that he was going to be flogged; but it was not so.
He rushed on Wakem, who was in the act of trying to recover his feet, grasped him by the left arm so as to press Wakem's whole weight on the right arm, which rested on the ground, and flogged him fiercely across the back with his riding-whip.
Captain, by God, look to yourself; say the word; don't be a fool; forget it all; we are ready to turn to; treat us decently, and we're your men; but we won't be flogged." "Turn to!
"But then it seems disgraceful to be flogged, and to be sent to stand in the middle of a room full of people; and you are such a great girl: I am far younger than you, and I could not bear it."
she had the misfortune to be left-handed, and a child flogged left-handedly had better be left unflogged.
Beyeeman Tano Kwaw Benbuin III was speaking to news men in reaction to allegation that he had flogged a boy in his palace at Enchi.