to beat a carpet

to beat a carpet
1) to beat a carpet (a rug) выколачивать/выбивать ковёр (половик)
2) выбивать/выколачивать ковёр

Большой англо-русский учебный словарь сочетаемости. . 2010.

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  • beat a carpet — repeatedly strike a carpet in order to clean it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carpet — n. 1) to beat a carpet 2) to lay a carpet 3) to take up a carpet (the carpet must be taken up and cleaned) 4) (misc.) to roll out the red carpet for smb. ( to give smb. a warm reception ); a flying, magic carpet; to call smb. on the carpet ( to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • carpet — noun 1 material for covering floors ADJECTIVE ▪ deep pile (esp. BrE), lush (esp. AmE), plush (AmE), shag (esp. AmE), shag pile (BrE), soft, thick ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • beat|er — «BEE tuhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that beats: »Mother used an old rug beater to clean the carpet on the clothes line. 2. a man hired to rouse game during a hunt. 3. a device or utensil for beating or whipping eggs, cream, potatoes, or other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carpet beater — A carpet beater A carpet beater or carpetbeater (also referred to as a rug beater or rugbeater, mattenklopper, carpet whip, rug whip, clothes beater, dust beater or dustbeater, carpet duster, rug duster, or pillow fluffer, and formerly also as a… …   Wikipedia

  • beat — v., n., & adj. v. (past beat; past part. beaten) 1 tr. a strike (a person or animal) persistently or repeatedly, esp. to harm or punish. b strike (a thing) repeatedly, e.g. to remove dust from (a carpet etc.), to sound (a drum etc.). 2 intr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 rhythm ADJECTIVE ▪ regular, rhythmic, steady ▪ pounding ▪ disco, funky, hip hop, techno …   Collocations dictionary

  • beat — I. verb (beat; beaten or beat; beating) Etymology: Middle English beten, from Old English bēatan; akin to Old High German bōzan to beat Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to strike repeatedly: a. to hit repeatedly so as to inflict pain… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Beat Pyramid (These New Puritans album) — Infobox Album Name = Beat Pyramid Type = studio Artist = These New Puritans Released = Start date|2008|1|28|df=yes Recorded = Miloco Studios, Metropolis Studios, London and Studio Pigalle, Paris, 2007 Genre = Alternative rock Electronic music… …   Wikipedia

  • beat someone’s brains out — 1. tv. to beat someone severely. □ She threatened to beat my brains out. □ Those thugs nearly beat his brains out. 2. tv. to drive oneself hard (to accomplish something). □ I beat my brains out all day to clean this house, and you come in and… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • beat·er — /ˈbiːtɚ/ noun, pl ers [count] 1 : a device or tool that is used for beating something a carpet beater see also ↑eggbeater, ↑world beater 2 : someone who repeatedly hits another person He is accused of being a wi …   Useful english dictionary

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