Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk verb: trounce

1. trounce (om relasjon) beat severely with a whip or rod


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe teacher often flogged the students.
The children were severely trounced.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to trounce the prisoners


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)flog, lash, lather, slash, strap, welt, whip


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbeat, beat up, work over


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbirch, cat, cowhide, flagellate, horsewhip, leather, scourge, switch

2. trounce (om konkurranse) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAgassi beat Becker in the tennis championship.
We beat the competition.
Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe fighter managed to trounce his opponent


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)beat, beat out, crush, shell, vanquish


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdefeat, get the better of, overcome


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbat, best, cheat, checkmate, chicane, chouse, clobber, cream, drub, eliminate, exceed, get over, get the best, get the jump, have the best, immobilise, immobilize, jockey, lick, master, mate, mop up, outdo, outdo, outfight, outflank, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outplay, outpoint, outscore, outstrip, overcome, overcome, overmaster, overpower, overwhelm, pip, rack up, rout, scoop, screw, shaft, spread-eagle, spreadeagle, subdue, surmount, surmount, surpass, thrash, trump, walk over, whip, whomp, worst


Kan forårsakewin


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningbeat, circumvent, outfox, outsmart, outwit, overreach

3. trounce (om kommunikasjon) censure severely or angrily


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car.
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister.
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcriticise, criticize, knock, pick apart


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbrush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate, tell off









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