Prepositions after "beat"

"beat by", "beat to" or "beat in"?

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    In 30% of cases beat by is used
    They will be badly beaten by SA.
    We are also beaten by the police.
    We got beaten by a better team all round.
    During that time, Chen Guangcheng and Yuan Weijing were repeatedly beaten by the guards.
    Overall, Monster beats by Dr Dre ibeast headphones let me feel like with the Monster tour.
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    Tell it to all the women and girls who are being beaten by their husbands IN THE WEST because the Quran commands it.
    With the Iphone's popularity, Monster produced this feature with a ControlTalk Monster beats by discount beats by dre.
    Even worse, we might be beaten by the Yanks, who have learned the art of whingeing as a way to win legal settlements.
    So disenchanted were voters with Parker that he was beaten by an avowed bisexual Marxist in a conservative state Wait.

    In 14% of cases beat in is used
    beat in the remaining dry ingredients just until incorporated.
    A perfect rainy day game, Limbo can be beaten in three hours.
    beat in the remaining dry ingredients, mixing just until incorporated.
    With the mixer on low speed, beat in half of the dry ingredients just until incorporated.
    A third of the way thru the year I would have said they were the team to beat in the AFC.
    Gathered 22 touches across half-back, but was rarely beaten in the air and on the ground.
    The Maasai sang many songs for us and were very animated, jumping in rhythm with the drum beating in the background.
    Online training is certainly a useful tool for large multi-national organizations but nothing beats in person training.
    Once all the butter is in, beat in the buttercream on medium-high speed until it is thick and very smooth, 6-10 minutes.
    Romney won handily in New Hampshire, then was beaten in South Carolina by Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House.

    In 12% of cases beat to is used
    He had really been beaten to a pulp.
    Undertaker is kind of beat to shreds, kind of like me.
    Alf was about to deliver one, but was beaten to the draw.
    At the close of the Great War the Turk was beaten to his feet and his prestige ruined.
    I can't imagine being beaten to death, and you can't imagine being kidnapped and raped.
    A 13-year-old boy named Christian Choate was allegedly beaten to death in 2009 by his father.
    Michael Donald was murdered - beaten to death with a tree limb - not in the 1930s or ' 40s, even in the 1960s, but in 1981.
    In processing of this harsh method of enforcing the law, has any of your member been injured? Some are even beaten to death.
    These acts are graphically depicted and include victims being shot, beaten to death, decapitated, burned alive and urinated on.
    A married woman has been found beaten to death (and Thompson really relishes giving us the gory, vivid details) in her lover's apartment.

    In 7% of cases beat at is used
    Well-drilled and well-organised, England were hard to beat at Euro 2012.
    McLaren is the team to beat at the moment with four pole positions from the last four races.
    For bangla to be respected in Tests, the first thing they need to do is to be difficult to beat at home.
    And they must b rated no more than 2 stars come on they just got beaten at home by queen of the south.
    A literary writer, on the other hand, is more concerned with the heart beating at the core of the body of facts.
    I was part of the St Mary's squad beaten at Donnybrook in that New Year's Day final (15-13 if memory serves me right).
    Annually three to four million women are beaten at home by their partner or ex-partner (Senate hearing, December 1990).
    Moloto said Serbs and their suspected supporters were beaten at a KLA compound in Kosovo and at least one of them died of his injuries.
    If I get beaten at something, be it Xbox, Monopoly, bar trivia or Go Fish, I'd not going to like it when someone dances in my face afterward.
    Gazza's moment of ' glory ' was against the international powerhouse of Scotland and Beckham'sagainst a top, top Greek side who we couldn't beat at home.

    In 7% of cases beat on is used
    beat on medium speed until smooth, about 1-2 minutes.
    Within seconds, a hand started beating on the door.
    It almost was a patriotic act to beat on some ' diaper head.
    In a stand mixer or with a hand blender, beat on medium for 3 minutes or until well blended.
    Monkeys could type a novel if they beat on a typewriter long enough, Rice's story could be true as well.
    Victory is secured on the last day of the season as Killinghall are beaten on a wet september afternoon.
    The group's two drummer frontmen set the tone with a characteristic Olodum low tone beat on their large hip hanging drums.
    When the market crashed on Black Tuesday, and civil rights marchers were beaten on Bloody Sunday, the future was anything but certain.
    Minhyuk seemed bit shy and discrete but he would glace into the crowd and make eye contact with fans while he enthusiastically beat on his drums.
    Sure you're talented but talent you have naturally, you are skilled! You developed your skill from your hours and hours of beating on your craft.

    In 5% of cases beat around is used
    Because they don't beat around the bush.
    Okay, let's not beat around the bush, he's a cat.
    Don't beat around the bush, and don't give stupid canned answers.
    Let's not beat around the bush here -- by ' people ', he means 18-30 year old guys.
    Hopefully, he would know not to beat around the bushes, and just be out with what he has to say.
    The plain and simple fact is that news articles are to the point, and don't beat around the bush.
    All the stuff I've been beating around the bush about, Fratto is pulling together very succinctly.
    People thinking of changing brands should draw adverse conclusions when advertisers respond to simple direct questions by beating around the bush.
    And he chose to tackle the problem head on, facing Ruoxi, showing his hand without beating around the bush, truthfully telling her those harmless little tidbits about himself.

    In 5% of cases beat with is used
    Boys were beaten with rods or birch twigs.
    So the praefectus was enraged and ordered him to be beaten with clubs.
    When He came the first time, He was beaten with rods but He is coming back to rule the nations with the rods of iron.
    Nargis had been stabbed, strangled and shot, after she had been beaten with a blunt object and had one breast cut off.
    Every nerve beat with fever; she could endure the solitude no longer - she shrieked aloud - she beat herself against the door.
    Calcutta is truly cranking up the zumba beat with as many as six instructors conducting regular workout programmes across the city.
    Although the form and execution are vastly different from Heathers, Wild Children's teenage heart beats with a similar twisted rebellion.
    He had an ingenious idea! Use the hip hop beats with authentic phat production and lace it with true African dialect; The Akan language of Twi.
    The next evening was fixed for the visit; and the Egyptian, with a serene countenance, and a heart beating with fierce and unholy joy, departed.

    In 4% of cases beat for is used
    Critical mass? Brand? Facebook has them beaten for both.
    I'd sure it's faster than Silk, but Opera Mini has it beat for speed.
    She would be spat upon and even beaten for representing the mother of an unworthy son.
    For what credit is it if when you do wrong and are beaten for it you take it patiently.
    Place egg whites in TM bowl with cream of tartar and beat for 4 minutes on speed 4 with MC off.
    I du n no what the hp figures are on the Evo 9 GT ed, but this should have everything else beat for HP.
    I told her to hold tight while I sort it out as I don't support beating for not getting everything correct.
    Increase mixer speed to medium and add vanilla extract, salt, and 2 tablespoons of milk/cream and beat for 3 minutes.
    As a result, Atalanta were beaten for the second week in a row to remain in a precarious position near the foot of the table.
    Last Saturday, the son of the Mexican legend of the same name, was beaten for the first time in 48 fights by Argentina's Sergio Martinez at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

    In 3% of cases beat out is used
    My sense is these stocks have been completely beaten out of shape.
    I wrote something to this effect on my FB status and got the tar beat out of me.
    Meanwhile, birds slam into windows, De Niro levitates, and Murphy gets the crap beaten out of him in an extended bathroom fight that gives the gratuitous mauling in They Live a run for its money.

    In 2% of cases beat about is used
    The designer of the gun had clearly not been instructed to beat about the bush.
    There is much chest beating about the sacred right of Liberals to cross the floor.
    Strong had been thrown onto the streets after being beaten about the head with a pistol.
    Next time -- just Harpoon the guy and drag him in!! Stop beating about the bush and get on with it.

    In 2% of cases beat into is used
    beaten into submission/ Raping again and again.
    The whip and the horrible realization of hopelessness were literally beaten into her.
    But having got worked up before the race, Lightening Pearl was ultimately well beaten into 13th place.
    Shadow people, projected on coffee-shop walls Memory formed echoes of a generation past beating into now.
    The plan is painfully simple but for the first time all year, it is has been beaten into lads over a consistent period.

    In 2% of cases beat off is used
    beating off Mitsubishi is the future for its development in the continent.
    Basit didn't seem to hear her as he beat off the attack of one of the thieves.
    But I so wish that Brasil was evolving its own car/4x4 domestic industry to beat off the foreigners and win the South American market for itself.

    In 1% of cases beat against is used
    He felt it, he felt something beat against it, thrum against his fingers.
    The night became darker as time passed by, the cold wind blowing and beating against his body.
    There's the sound of the winds beating against the windows, the splatter of rain over the roof like rhythmic melody, perfect for burrowing under the covers.

    In 1% of cases beat from is used
    Pooper was beat from the red eye and wanted to get some sleep before we had to head to the All Ages School for the 6pm orientation for the Spay/Neuter clinic.

    In 1% of cases beat like is used
    I risked a peek back at the door to see if she was coming and my heart was beating like mad when I saw that she wasn't.
    Every time he rings my heart beats like mad, with worry, and yet I am so annoyed at myself with letting him still affect me so badly.
    The video segues into a brief history of Ted Kennedy's greatest hits on Mitt Romney, whom Kennedy beat like a gong in the 1994 senate elections.
    Though today women reporters working in all types of news beats like energy, economic, political, parliament, crime, sports and election commission, but there number is very much nominal.

    In 1% of cases beat upon is used
    He put down the cart, and beat upon the wooden door with his blistered hands.

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