Beat Up

How to Conjugate Beat Up

  • Infinitive: Beat Up
  • Present Tense: Beat Up/ Beats Up
  • -ing Form: Beating Up
  • Past Tense: Beat Up
  • Past Participle: Beaten Up
Beat Up is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Beat Up:

1. When someone punches, kicks, or hits someone repeatedly using fists or with an object.

Examples: I got robbed last night, but at least they didn’t beat me up.
In some places, you can get beat up for going into the wrong neighborhood.

2. Used as an adjective, beat up describes an object which is in bad condition due to overuse.

Examples: The car looks so beat up, I doubt it will start.
The tires look so beatup and worn out, I’m afraid it’s gonna blow any moment.

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