Synonyms of 'tan'
tangentI have very pale skin that never tans.
to beat or flogI'll tan his backside for him.
He was thrashed with a cane until his skin turned red.
Is it true that she belted George in the stomach?
They leathered me because they thought I could tell them where she'd gone.
Eyewitnesses claimed he whipped the horse up to 16 times.
strap, , ,
If we were late, they used to strap us.
He never flogs his horse no matter how slowly she goes.
She walloped me over the head with a cushion.
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in the sense of belt
to give (someone) a sharp blowIs it true that she belted George in the stomach?
in the sense of flog
to beat harshly, esp. with a whip or stickHe never flogs his horse no matter how slowly she goes.
in the sense of leather
to whip as if with a leather strapThey leathered me because they thought I could tell them where she'd gone.
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