1. He was beaten to death.
2. The bird beat it wings uselessly.
3. The poor man is beating his brains out.
4. He just beat me to it.
5. If you can't beat them, join them.
6. That beats everything.
7. The drums were beating.
8. The waves beat on the shore.
9. He'll inherit a fortune and become rich.
10. It became known that it was not true.
11. He got out on the wrong side of the bed.
12. They offer bed and board.
13. They followed the dry bed of the river.
14. Life is not a bed of roses.
15. I'm behind with my work.
16. We are all behind him.
17. She has five books behind her.
18. I couldn't believe my eyes.
19. We don't believe in drugs.
20. I can't believe my ears.
21. Uncle Charles was my best man.
22. All the best.
23. I did it for the best.
24. Well, I did my best.
25. You'll have to make the best of it.
26. Better late than never.
27. So much the better for you.
28. She is all the better for it.
29. She thinks she knows better.
30. He thought better of it.
31. They are better off than we are.
32. It's a change for the better.
33. You'll be together for better or for worse.
34. The task is beyond me.
35. Nuclear physics is beyond me.
36. He goes beyond his authority.
37. He bid £100 for the painting.
38. Several companies made bids for the contract.
39. They made a bid for independence.
40. We bade them farewell on the quayside.