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strap (n):
whip consisting of a strip of leather used in flogging
strap (n):
an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
strap (n):
a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
strap (n):
hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it
strap (v):
secure (a sprained joint) with a strap
strap (v):
sharpen with a strap
Samples
strap a razor
strap (v):
tie with a strap
strap (v):
beat severely with a whip or rod
Samples
The teacher often flogged the students.
The children were severely trounced

Related Words: floglashtrounceweltwhip
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Better be safe than sorry

korkulu rüya görmektense uyanık yatmak iyidir
It is wise to take precautions rather than be upset that you did not prepare for an eventuality after something has happened


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