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||a salt deposit that animals regularly lick |
||touching with the tongue |
• the dog's laps were warm and wet
||(boxing) a blow with the fist |
• I gave him a clout on his nose
||A stroke of the tongue in licking. |
||A slap; a quick stroke. |
||beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight |
• We licked the other team on Sunday!
• the dog licked her hand
||find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of |
• did you solve the problem?
• Work out your problems with the boss
• this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out
• did you get it?
• Did you get my meaning?
• He could not work the math problem
||take up with the tongue |
• The cat lapped up the milk
• the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast
||To draw or pass the tongue over; as, a dog licks his master's hand. |
||To strike with repeated blows for punishment; to flog; to whip or conquer, as in a pugilistic encounter. |