Sentence Examples with the word beat up

The whole gang would end up jumping him and he would beat up each and every one, always careful to hold back enough so as not to kill anyone.

Gabriel began to beat up the dummy again.

My thoughts would often rise and beat up like birds against the wind, and I persisted in using my lips and voice.

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In vain did the pope explain his reasons and yield certain points; the fathers would listen to nothing, and, relying on the decrees of the council of Constance, which amid the troubles of the schism had proclaimed the superiority, in certain cases, of the council over the pope, they insisted upon their right of remaining assembled, hastily beat up the laggards, held sessions, promulgated decrees, interfered in the government of the papal countship of Venaissin, treated with the Hussites, and, as representatives of the universal Church, presumed to impose laws upon the sovereign pontiff himself.