past·ing [ʼpeɪstɪŋ] n
usu sing
1) (thrashing) Tracht f Prügel Prügel pl, Dresche f kein pl (fam)
to get a \pasting [eine Tracht] Prügel bekommen, verdroschen werden (fam)
2) (fig: cultural criticism)
to take a \pasting verrissen werden
3) econ; (fig)
to take a \pasting beträchtliche Einbußen erleiden
4) sports
to get a \pasting fertiggemacht werden (fam), haushoch verlieren

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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