punch out something

punch out something
punch out (someone/something) to hit someone or something.

Barry lost his job for punching out his boss.

He loved to hang out at local taverns and punch people out.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • punch out (something) — 1. to press buttons or keys on a computer or other device. In a panic, she grabbed her mobile phone and punched out 911. You d hand a page to the operator and write the next one while he was punching the first page out. 2. to press something hard …   New idioms dictionary

  • punch out someone — punch out (someone/something) to hit someone or something. Barry lost his job for punching out his boss. He loved to hang out at local taverns and punch people out …   New idioms dictionary

  • punch out — (someone/something) to hit someone or something. Barry lost his job for punching out his boss. He loved to hang out at local taverns and punch people out …   New idioms dictionary

  • List of Punch-Out!! characters — This is a list of characters appearing in the Punch Out!! series. Contents 1 Aran Ryan 2 Bald Bull 3 Bear Hugger 4 Bob Charlie …   Wikipedia

  • punch — punch1 [punch] n. [prob. < var. of ponchon: see PUNCHEON1] 1. a) a tool driven or pressed against a surface that is to be stamped, pierced, etc. b) a tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to… …   English World dictionary

  • punch — punch1 S3 [pʌntʃ] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(hit)¦ 2¦(make holes)¦ 3¦(push buttons)¦ 4 punch holes in somebody s argument/idea/plans etc 5 punch the air 6 punch somebody s lights out 7 punch the clock 8¦(cattle)¦ Phrasal verbs   …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • punch — punch1 [ pʌntʃ ] verb transitive * 1. ) to hit someone or something with your FIST (=closed hand), usually as hard as you can: Two men punched him, knocking him to the ground. She punched her pillow angrily. a ) to press a button or switch: David …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • punch — 1 verb (T) 1 to hit someone or something hard with your fist (=closed hand): punch sb in/on sth: Gallacher swung round and punched me hard in the stomach. | punch sb/sth: I punched the wall in anger. | punch the air (=to make a movement like a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • punch — [[t]pʌ̱ntʃ[/t]] ♦♦♦ punches, punching, punched 1) VERB If you punch someone or something, you hit them hard with your fist. [V n] After punching him on the chin she wound up hitting him over the head... [V n] He punched the wall angrily, then… …   English dictionary

  • punch */ — I UK [pʌntʃ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms punch : present tense I/you/we/they punch he/she/it punches present participle punching past tense punched past participle punched 1) to hit someone or something with your fist (= closed hand),… …   English dictionary

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