Go away, as in We should beat it before the food's all gone. This term is rude when used as an imperative, as in Stop pestering me—beat it! [Slang; late 1800s]
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How to use beat it in a sentence
He beat his illness twice, wrote about his battles with the disease, and continued broadcasting even as his health was failing.
It went into remission, but it would resurface in 2011; and Scott was able to beat it once again.
But underground classes have Persians getting with the beat.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It may have been the reason why Goldwater beat Rockefeller by three points, and effectively sewed up the GOP nomination.
Despite the scandal, Grimm beat his Democratic opponent by 18 points in November.
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The pulse in Louis's temples beat hard; yet he was determined not to anticipate, but make Wharton explain himself.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
To be sure, he hadn't seen Mrs. Robin go, but he had heard the beat of her wings as she began her flight.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
We should easily beat this in America with anything like equal facilities, and without charging the British price—£4 7s.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley