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Punch and Judy show

  ( Punch and Judy shows    plural  ) A Punch and Judy show is a puppet show for children, often performed at fairs or at the seaside. Punch and Judy, the two main characters, are always fighting.      n-count  
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punch     ( punches    plural & 3rd person present)   ( punching    present participle)   ( punched    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you punch someone or something, you hit them hard with your fist.  
After punching him on the chin she wound up hitting him over the head...      V n  
      In American English, punch out means the same as punch., phrasal verb  
`I almost lost my job today.'—`What happened?'—`Oh, I punched out this guy.'...      V P n (not pron)  
In the past, many kids would settle disputes by punching each other out.      V n P  
      Punch is also a noun., n-count  
He was hurting Johansson with body punches in the fourth round.     
  puncher     ( punchers    plural)    n-count   usu supp N  
...the awesome range of blows which have confirmed him as boxing's hardest puncher.     
2       verb   If you punch the air, you put one or both of your fists forcefully above your shoulders as a gesture of delight or victory.  
At the end, Graf punched the air in delight, a huge grin on her face.      V n  
3       verb   If you punch something such as the buttons on a keyboard, you touch them in order to store information on a machine such as a computer or to give the machine a command to do something.   (=push, press)  
Mrs. Baylor strode to the elevator and punched the button.      V n  
4       verb   If you punch holes in something, you make holes in it by pushing or pressing it with something sharp.  
I took a ballpoint pen and punched a hole in the carton.      V n in n  
5       n-count   A punch is a tool that you use for making holes in something.  
Make two holes with a hole punch.     
6       n-uncount   If you say that something has punch, you mean that it has force or effectiveness.  
My nervousness made me deliver the vital points of my address without sufficient punch...     
7       n-mass   Punch is a drink made from wine or spirits mixed with things such as sugar, lemons, and spices.  
8    If you say that someone does not pull their punches when they are criticizing a person or thing, you mean that they say exactly what they think, even though this might upset or offend people.  
pull one's punches      phrase   V and N inflect, oft with brd-neg  
She has a reputation for getting at the guts of a subject and never pulling her punches.      punch in      phrasal verb   If you punch in a number on a machine or punch numbers into it, you push the machine's buttons or keys in order to give it a command to do something.  
You can bank by phone in the USA, punching in account numbers on the phone...      V P n (not pron)  
Punch your credit card number into the keypad.      V n P  

Punch and Judy show     ( Punch and Judy shows    plural  ) A Punch and Judy show is a puppet show for children, often performed at fairs or at the seaside. Punch and Judy, the two main characters, are always fighting.      n-count  
punch bowl        ( punch bowls    plural  ) A punch bowl is a large bowl in which drinks, especially punch, are mixed and served.      n-count  
punch-drunk   , punch drunk  
1       adj   A punch-drunk boxer shows signs of brain damage, for example by being unsteady and unable to think clearly, after being hit too often on the head.  
usu ADJ n  
2       adj   If you say that someone is punch-drunk, you mean that they are very tired or confused, for example because they have been working too hard.  
usu v-link ADJ  
He was punch-drunk with fatigue and depressed by the rain.     
punch-up        ( punch-ups    plural  ) A punch-up is a fight in which people hit each other.  
INFORMAL      n-count  
He was involved in a punch-up with Sarah's former lover.     

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1    bash     (informal)   belt     (informal)   biff     (slang)   bop     (informal)   box, clout     (informal)   hit, plug     (slang)   pummel, slam, slug, smash, sock     (slang)   strike, wallop     (informal)  
2    bash     (informal)   biff     (slang)   blow, bop     (informal)   clout     (informal)   hit, jab, knock, plug     (slang)   sock     (slang)   thump, wallop     (informal)  
3      (informal)   bite, drive, effectiveness, force, forcefulness, impact, point, verve, vigour  

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punch in, punch bowl, punch bag, punch drunk

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A punch delivered in a Friday or Saturday night fight that is so powerful that the opponent does not regain consciousness until Sunday.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
a punch in the face
[Fam.];[Fig.];[Hum.] Ex.: French: "What do they call a knuckle sandwich?" English friend: "If someone offers you a knuckle sandwich, you'd better decline it; he's about to thump you in the face!"
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
1:to utter taunting words 2:to deride or tease with taunting words 'The Gridiron Show group joked with and gibed at those in the Memphis power structure, politicians mostly. Rarely did anyone get their feelings hurt by the skits in the shows…." — Toby Sells, Memphis Magazine, December 2014
A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)
to show in an improper or selfish way that you are happy with your own success or another person's failure
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
the show is over, you can go home, the main purpose of your presence is gone
was used in Elvis concerts to prevent people from waiting an encore
a model or example that shows how something works
I like to read books that are a paradigm of human life because I can learn from them.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
someone who shows no support or enthusiasm about an idea/proposal/situation
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