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To feel badly guilty and accuse oneself over something. Usually followed by over.

Don't beat yourself up over such a minor mistake.

Additional definitions for 'beat up':

beat upTo give a severe beating to.
beat upTo alarm by a sudden attack.
beat upTo sail to windward using a series of alternate tacks across the wind.
beat upTo cause by some other means, injuries comparable to the result of being beaten up.
beat upRepeatedly bomb a military target or targets.
beat upTo get something done, derived from the idea of beating for game.
beat upTo verbally assault repeatedly.
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