beat someone to a pulp

informal
to hit someone hard many times, until they are badly hurt or dead

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • beat someone to a pulp — informal phrase to hit someone hard many times, until they are badly hurt or dead Thesaurus: to hit a personsynonym Main entry: pulp * * * beat (or smash) someone to a pulp beat someone severely …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat someone to a pulp — beat (someone) to a pulp informal to hit someone hard until they are seriously injured. He was beaten to a pulp in a back street and left to die …   New idioms dictionary

  • beat to a pulp — beat (someone) to a pulp informal to hit someone hard until they are seriously injured. He was beaten to a pulp in a back street and left to die …   New idioms dictionary

  • pulp — pulp1 [ pʌlp ] noun 1. ) uncount the inside of a fruit or vegetable: FLESH: Remove the tomato seeds and pulp. 2. ) singular or uncount a thick soft substance made by crushing or cooking something until it is almost liquid: My aunt always cooks… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pulp — I UK [pʌlp] / US noun 1) [uncountable] the inside of a fruit or vegetable Remove the tomato seeds and pulp. 2) [singular/uncountable] a thick soft substance made by crushing or cooking something until it is almost liquid My aunt always cooks… …   English dictionary

  • pulp — pulp1 [pʌlp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(soft substance)¦ 2¦(fruit/vegetable)¦ 3¦(books/film etc)¦ 4 beat somebody to a pulp 5¦(tooth)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: pulpa flesh, pulp ] 1.) ¦(SOFT SUBSTANCE)¦ [singular,U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pulp — 1 noun (U) 1 a very soft substance that is almost liquid: boil/cook sth to a pulp: First, boil the vegetables to a pulp. 2 the soft inside part of a fruit or vegetable: Halve the melon and scoop out the seeds and pulp. 3 wood or other substances… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pulp Fiction — This article is about the Quentin Tarantino film. For the film s soundtrack, see Pulp Fiction (soundtrack). For the fiction magazine genre, see Pulp magazine. For other uses, see Pulp Fiction (disambiguation). Pulp Fiction …   Wikipedia

  • Pulp Fiction (film) — Infobox Film name = Pulp Fiction caption = Promotional artwork writer = Quentin Tarantino Roger Avary starring = John Travolta Samuel L. Jackson Uma Thurman Bruce Willis Harvey Keitel Tim Roth Amanda Plummer Maria de Medeiros Ving Rhames Eric… …   Wikipedia

  • beat to a pulp — hit very many times until someone or something is severely injured …   English contemporary dictionary

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