1 beat out Rate this phrase:(5.00 / 5 votes) Say it
To sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.

The drummer beat out a steady slow march.

2 beat out Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 2 votes) Say it
To extinguish.

He managed to beat the flames out with a blanket.

3 beat out Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 2 votes) Say it
To win by a narrow margin.

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