beat in German and example sentences

beat in German

Pronunciation
n. Schlag; Taktschlag; Runde (Wachgang); Pfad
v. schlagen; bezwingen; im Takt sein; klopfen (Teppich)
adj. müde, erschlagen; fertig

beat in English

Pronunciation
v. hit, strike; hammer metal; defeat, finish before, do better than (in a contest, or race); stir rapidly (eggs, etc.)

Example Sentences

A fly buzzed noisily about the room, and the ticking of the clock was like the beat of a hammer.
Eine Fliege schwirrte summend durch das Zimmer, und das Ticktack der Uhr klang wie der Fall eines Hammers.
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A great copper-breasted pheasant came beating through the boughs overhead.
Ein großer Fasan mit kupferfarbener Brust rauschte durch die Äste über ihm dahin.
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Cost of sales in both centres were normal, but profits still took a beating.
Die Umsatzkosten in beiden Zentren waren normal, aber die Gewinne waren angeschlagen.
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He felt as if his heart was beating itself to death in some empty hollow.
Ihm war, als ob sich sein Herz in einer leeren Höhle zu Tode schlüge.
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He flew into a tree, and beat his black wings as long as he could see the carriage, that shone from afar like a sunbeam.
Sie flog auf einen Baum und schlug mit ihren schwarzen Flügeln, solange sie noch den Wagen, der wie der helle Sonnenschein glänzte, sehen konnte.
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The clashing of the Gallic broad sword against Roman gladius would continue for hours at a time, but the fierce fighting of these tribesmen was always beaten back by our skilled Roman cavalry.
Das Klirren des gallischen Breitschwerts gegen den römischen Gladius würde vier Stunden anhalten, aber der harte Kampf dieser Stammesmänner wurde von unserer ausgebildeten römischen Kavallerie zurückgeschlagen.
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Its rapid little pulse beat twelve, and stopped.
Ihr kleiner, lebendiger Puls schlug Zwölf, und schwieg.
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in the yard there lurks a big monster, who beat me with a wooden club;
und auf dem Hof liegt ein schwarzes Ungetüm, das hat mit einer Holzkeule auf mich losgeschlagen:
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Lord Henry felt as if he could hear Basil Hallward's heart beating, and wondered what was coming.
Lord Henry glaubte Basil Hallwards Herz pochen zu hören und war neugierig, was wohl kommen möchte.
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Soon thereafter, wings beat loudly and strongly and all the geese went up in a hurried flight.
Und gleich nachher erklang starkes Flügelschlagen, und alle Gänse flogen in wilder Hast auf.
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The big tame one did his level best to hold his own, but the clever wild geese beat him every time.
und der große zahme tat sein Bestes, aber die flinken Wildgänse liefen ihm in allem den Rang ab.
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The boy beats the drum.
Der Junge schlägt auf die Trommel.
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The driver beat at them with his whip.
Der Kutscher schlug mit seiner Peitsche nach ihnen.
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The pen dropped from Dorian Gray's hand, and he felt as if his heart had suddenly stopped beating.
Die Feder fiel Dorian Gray aus der Hand, und er hatte das Gefühl, als höre sein Herz plötzlich zu schlagen auf.
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The pulse of joy that beats in us at twenty becomes sluggish.
Die Freude, die den Puls des Zwanzigjährigen peitscht, läßt nach.
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The winds howled and beat against him, and the rustle of feathers and swaying of wings sounded like a whole storm.
Die Luft pfiff und sauste ihm entgegen, die Flügel neben ihm bewegten sich, und in den Federn brauste es wie ein ganzer Sturm.
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Then he seized an iron bar and beat the old man until he moaned and begged him to stop, saying he would give him great riches.
Dann faßte er eine Eisenstange und schlug auf den Alten los, bis er wimmerte und bat er möchte aufhören, er wollte ihm große Reichtümer geben.
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Then she laid her hand on the girl’s heart, and felt how it beat and beat, and was well aware that she had disobeyed her order and had opened the door.
Da legte sie ihre Hand auf sein Herz, fühlte wie es klopfte und klopfte, und merkte wohl daß es ihr Gebot übertreten und die Türe aufgeschlossen hatte.
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They beat him until he fell to the ground.
Sie schlugen ihn, bis er zu Boden ging.
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Trying something beats studying it.
Probieren geht über studieren.
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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