piiskata kuollutta hevosta

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

piiskata (to whip) + kuollutta < kuollut (dead) + hevosta < hevonen (horse); probably English influence, i.e. translated from the English idiom.

Phrase[edit]

piiskata kuollutta hevosta

  1. to flog a dead horse, beat a dead horse

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