Phrasal Verbs with 'Lash'

Lash down

Fall heavily (rain)

Example: The rain was LASHING DOWN all day and the roads were flooded.

Lash down

Secure something with ropes or cords

Example: We LASHED the tarpaulin DOWN to stop the wind blowing it away.

Lash into

Criticise someone strongly

Example: He LASHED INTO them for messing thins up.

Lash out

Suddenly become violent

Example: He LASHED OUT and broke the man's nose.

Lash out

React angrily

Example: He LASHES OUT when things don't go his way.

Lash out

Spend a lot of money on luxuries

Example: I LASHED OUT in the sales last week.

Lash out against

Criticise something strongly

Example: The press has LASHED OUT AGAINST the policy.

Lash out at

Hit someone suddenly, usually without warning, or try to hit them

Example: He LASHED OUT AT me when I laughed at him.

Lash out at

Criticise someone or shout at them

Example: She LASHED OUT AT her colleagues when she was sacked.

Lash out on

Spend a lot of money buying something

Example: I LASHED OUT a lot ON a new car.