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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.  
  (BRIT)  
INFORMAL      n-count  
He was involved in a punch-up with Sarah's former lover.     
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      vb  
1    bash     (informal)   belt     (informal)   biff     (slang)   bop     (informal)   box, clout     (informal)   hit, plug     (slang)   pummel, slam, slug, smash, sock     (slang)   strike, wallop     (informal)  
      n  
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          [2]  
      vb   bore, cut, drill, perforate, pierce, pink, prick, puncture, stamp  

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Consulte también:

punch in, punch bowl, punch bag, punch drunk

Sunday punch n.
A punch delivered in a Friday or Saturday night fight that is so powerful that the opponent does not regain consciousness until Sunday.

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n.
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!"
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