Значение идиомы whale away

[whale away] {v.}, {informal} 1. To beat or hit hard; strike againand again. – Often used with “at”.

The boxer is whaling away at hisopponent with both fists.

2. To attack severely or again and again;go on without stopping or with great force; pound away.

Mary hasbeen whaling away on the typewriter for an hour.

– Often used with”at”.

During the election the Mayor whaled away at the other partyin his speeches.


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