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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!
||pass the tongue over |
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. |