be beat

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be beat

1. To fail or be defeated. Down by 10 points with only two minutes left, we knew we were beat.
2. To be thoroughly fatigued or physically exhausted. After two hours in the gym and another hour swimming, I was beat by the time I got home.
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Like an old tin star I'm beat up and rusty lost in the shining stars.
I'm tired, I'm beat up going into the playoffs," he continued.
It is 100F and my 50-something-year-old body can take only ten minutes of this before I'm beat, and retreat, muttering about not wanting to tread on his bare feet in my clodhopping work boots.
Fifteen minutes on the pool treadmill and I'm beat, but my progress here has been fantastic, thanks to the therapists and Dr.
I'm beat, on the edge of sunstroke and convinced that nothing else exists in the world other than what I've just experienced.