English to Afrikaans Meaning :: trounce

Trounce :
afrossen
- afrossentrouncedtrouncestrouncing
 

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Verb(1) beat severely with a whip or rod(2) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict(3) censure severely or angrily

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(1) Howard, of course, went on to trounce Mark in the only contest that in the end mattered - on the election day.(2) Meanwhile, the young woman in the leather suit had trounced several of the black-clad thugs.(3) The President's party looked set for five years in power and a free hand on reforms yesterday after trouncing the left and far right in first round voting that pointed to a solid parliament majority.(4) In York White Rose Ladies League division one, Sun's title aspirations were dealt a blow after Tap trounced them 5-2.(5) A furlong out they were hailing a champion but he just got beat; he has not been trounced , he was only beaten in the last 100 yards.(6) Critics trounced it, because that's what they do... they're fickle like that.(7) Both sides have recorded good midweek results, Harrogate beating Whitley Bay 1-0 and Farsley trouncing Bradford Park Avenue 4-1.(8) Australia's cricketers are back after trouncing England by 57 runs in last night's match here.(9) In fact, since they lost to Melbourne in the 1999 grand final, the Dragons have only beaten their premiership nemesis once - a 50-4 trouncing the following year in Wollongong.(10) Again, I am not a trouncer , but I want to say I feel it's legitimate to express a concern, and being compared to McCarthyite witchhunting, if that is the incident you refer to, is not a fair analogy.(11) Last season they had a point to prove and they did just that, going unbeaten through their league campaign and then trouncing Grange in the Scottish Cup final just 24 hours after the Edinburgh club had been crowned Premier League champions.(12) They trounced Fiji before losing heavily to South Africa and, most gallingly, being edged out by Samoa at L' Aquila.(13) Despite these admirable performances, the Scots couldn't prevent St. Benedict from trouncing them 119-41.(14) How dare he even mention her name when he is one of the worst trouncers of human rights everywhere?(15) On more than one occasion, a self-appointed individual would take it upon himself to give me a severe trouncing .(16) The major countries are trouncing the minor countries, which really makes one wonder about the countries that have been eliminated on the way to these finals.
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1. defeat convincingly ::
verslaan oortuigend
2. crush ::
drukgang
3. lambaste ::
aftuigen
4. whip ::
sweep
Different Forms
trounce, trounced, trounces, trouncing
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