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To lash or strike repeatedly, especially with a long pliable instrument
“The use of the whip to flog the horse forward is a mark of poor reinsmanship.”
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To strike or hit repeatedly
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“In one particularly grotesque sequence, the mother is ready to flog her child, but the father, much to the mother's frustration, refuses.”
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To comprehensively defeat
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“Rocky Balboa would flog Ivan Drago in the ring before preaching to the Soviets that they were more than capable of change.”
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To sell or offer for sale
“She accused the widows of the deadly sin of self-promotion, then went on the Today show in a slinky black dress to flog her new book.”
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To work arduously in pursuit of an aim or goal
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“Why did Lendl flog himself trying to win Wimbledon when he'd already won Roland Garros?”
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To move slowly, heavily, clumsily, or with difficulty
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To promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
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To take something illegally or without permission
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A website developed as part of a commercial marketing strategy to promote some product or service
“An element more problematic in the move of corporate communications and practices online is the sometimes masked nature of such initiatives, for example, through blogola and flogs.”
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