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    #1

    Question beat the crap out

    hi
    would you please explaine me this text
    beat the crap out of sb
    Thanks
    bye

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    Re: beat the crap out

    beat somebody (sb?) very bad.

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    Re: beat the crap out

    Yes; to beat so severely that excrement is forced from the victim's body (= hyperbole).

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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    #4

    Re: beat the crap out

    Quote Originally Posted by MrPedantic View Post
    Yes; to beat so severely that excrement is forced from the victim's body (= hyperbole).

    MrP
    holy crap!

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