'to pound' and 'to beat with a strong and quick rhythm'

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Tenacious Learner, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. Tenacious Learner

    Tenacious Learner Senior Member

    Hi teachers,
    Do they mean the same?
    His heart began to pound wildly.
    His heart began to beat with a strong and quick rhythm wildly.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. Beryl from Northallerton Senior Member

    British English
    Yes, I suppose so.

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