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a pasting

1. A thorough, resounding defeat. We hadn't been practicing during the off-season at all, so we got quite a pasting in our first game. Look, no one is expecting you to win the match. Just don't let him give you a pasting, all right?
2. An intense physical beating. The bouncer hauled the drunkard out of the bar and gave him a pasting in the back alley. You'd better shut your mouth if you don't want a pasting!
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pasting

n. a beating; a defeat in a game. (see also paste.) Our team took quite a pasting last weekend.
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Try pasting your graphic in different formats and see the different choices you then have for making changes to your graphic.
Due to the long residence time in the annular gap, the free fillers can be bound better by the pasting oil.
A: This problem can occur if too much paste is deposited as a result of "over pasting" or if the hole is drilled too large to insure ease of machine insertion of the connectors--too much clearance between the lead and hole exists.
Cutting and pasting paragraphs within HTML is the ideal solution, as it's easy to do and the resulting page looks just like the original.
There is also a special pasting mode for Web browser bookmarks.
I know just want you mean, and many people may miss the subtle difference between incorporating an Excel workbook into Word and pasting just a portion of it into a document.