beat in French and example sentences

beat in French

Pronunciation
n. coup; battement (coeur); batterie (tambour); mesure, rythme, temps (Musique); battement (Ondes); battement (comptabilité); ronde (d'agent), scoop, la une des journeaux (Journalisme); circonscription électorale; battue (terrain)
v. frapper, battre; donner des coups; marteler; vaincre, battre (l'ennemi, adversaire); devancer, être plus performant que; battre (record); rouler, refaire (qqn); battre rapidement, remuer (oeuf)
adj. fatigué, mort de fatigue, crevé; exténué; beatnik, relatif à la Beat génération; dépassé, pas en mesure

beat in English

Pronunciation
(m) n. beat, rhythm, pulse

Example Sentences

“You are right, madam,” replied Fix; “a meeting between them might ruin all. Whether he were victorious or beaten, Mr Fogg would be delayed, and...”
Vous avez raison, madame, répondit Fix, une rencontre pourrait tout perdre. Vainqueur ou vaincu, Mr. Fogg serait retardé, et…
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According to the Agence France Presse (AFP), some villagers were shot at close range while others were hanged, tortured or beaten to death.
(Source: Voice of America)
Selon l’Agence France Presse (AFP), certains villageois ont été abattus à bout portant tandis que d’autres ont été pendus, torturés ou battus à mort.
(Source: Voice of America)
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All on board were filled with fear. They wanted to arrive at any price. All except Phileas Fogg no doubt felt their heart beat with impatience.
Les craintes furent vives à bord. On voulait arriver à tout prix. Tous Phileas Fogg excepté sans doute sentaient leur cœur battre d’impatience.
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not a dull beating from a door in the empty storeroom;
pas un battement sourd d’une porte de magasin vide;
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Nothing could be more simple. Indeed, it was all so simple that Fix and Passepartout felt their hearts beating as if they would crack.
Rien de plus simple en vérité. C’était même si simple, que Fix et Passepartout sentaient leur cœur battre à se briser.
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A bystander videotaped the police beating using their cell phone.
Un passant a filmé la brutalité policière à l'aide de son téléphone portable.
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Beat it, kids!
Dégagez, les gamins !
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Beat it.
Dégage !
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Beat the egg whites until stiff.
Bats les blancs en neige.
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Beats me.
Aucune idée.
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Dan savagely beat Linda while their son looked on.
Dan a brutalement frappé Linda tandis que leur fils regardait.
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Don't beat about the bush.
Ne tourne pas autour du pot.
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Don't beat around the bush.
Ne tourne pas autour du pot.
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Don't beat yourself up.
Ne te torture pas !
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Each time, when she had let a suitor out of the door, she would soothe her anger and hatred by beating her stepdaughter.
Chaque fois qu'elle laissait un soupirant à la porte, elle calmait sa colère et sa haine en frappant sa belle-fille.
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Few things are more enraging to me than the sight of an animal being beaten.
Peu de choses me mettent autant en rage que la vue d'un animal en train d'être battu.
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He beat on a drunken man with his stick.
Il frappa un ivrogne de son bâton.
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He marches to the beat of a different drummer.
Il marche au rythme d'un autre tambour.
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He was beaten too easily.
Il s'est fait battre trop facilement.
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He won't beat me.
Il ne me battra pas.
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Synonyms for beat
1. rhythm: throb, pulsation, cadence, vibration, tick, measure
2. tired: weary, bushed, worn out, fatigued
3. blow: strike, stroke, hit, thump, punch
4. patrol: post, walk, precinct
5. strike: hit, batter, punch, cudgel, knock, pound, buffet
6. conquer: defeat, vanquish, rout, trounce, win, outdo, surpass
7. forge: break, hammer, stamp, pound
8. pulsate: palpitate, pound, throb, thump, vibrate, flutter
Verb forms for beat
Present participle: beating
Present: beat (3.person: beats)
Past: beat
Future: will beat
Present conditional: would beat
Present Perfect: have beat (3.person: has beat)
Past Perfect: had beat
Future Perfect: will have beat
Past conditional: would have beat