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Slang

beat it

This page is about the slang term beat it

Meaning

go away

For example

  • Some kids were smoking in the carpark, but when one of them saw a teacher coming they grabbed their stuff and beat it.

  • When Peter came back from the bathroom, some guy was talking to Leanne. Peter said, "Beat it, pal! She's with me."

Quick Quiz

If somebody tells you to "Beat it!", they're telling you to

a. hit something

b. defeat something

c. go away

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Contributor: Matt Errey