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f lo ging

  • n  beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
  • v  beat severely with a whip or rod
  • v  beat with a cane

  • Beneath the impartial face of British Justice lies a streak of legal ruthlessness: through the centuries, Britons have found reasons for flogging people.
  • A Sudanese judge convicted a woman journalist for violating the public indecency law by wearing trousers outdoors and fined her $200, but did not impose a feared flogging penalty.
  • To head that off, Byington says, China is flogging a flawed interpretation of Koguryo's history that is "obviously ideologically driven.
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  • Harry Redknapp in The Sun
    But Redknapp told his old mate Fergie: "There's no chance of it happening at all. Luka's key to everything that's happening at this place. Everybody knows what I think of him. And if you want to move on to higher levels you don't start flogging off...
  • Kevin Doyle in Derby Evening Telegraph
    The gaffer said there was no point flogging a dead horse and I have played too many minutes - and to be fair the international games were on two of the heaviest pitches I have played on,Doyle told the Reading Evening Post. "As a player I...
  • Stephen Lewis in Reuters.uk
    If I had it in my grasp I would take them out behind the international woodshed and give them an intellectual and rhetorical flogging, the like of which they would never forget,Lewis told a news conference.

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