throw a punch

throw a punch
tv. to jab; to punch.
She tried to throw a punch at me, but I blocked it.
Wilbur threw a punch at the thug.

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  • throw a punch — {v. phr.} To strike at someone with your fist; hit; punch. * /Bob became so mad at Fred that he threw a punch at him./ * /The bell rang and the boxers started throwing punches./ Compare: TAKE A PUNCH AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw a punch — {v. phr.} To strike at someone with your fist; hit; punch. * /Bob became so mad at Fred that he threw a punch at him./ * /The bell rang and the boxers started throwing punches./ Compare: TAKE A PUNCH AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw a punch — phrase to hit someone with your fist (=closed hand) Thesaurus: to hit a personsynonym Main entry: throw …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw\ a\ punch — v. phr. To strike at someone with your fist; hit; punch. Bob became so mad at Fred that he threw a punch at him. The bell rang and the boxers started throwing punches. Compare: take a punch at …   Словарь американских идиом

  • throw a punch — to hit someone with your fist (= closed hand) …   English dictionary

  • throw — [[t]θro͟ʊ[/t]] ♦♦ throws, throwing, threw, thrown 1) VERB When you throw an object that you are holding, you move your hand or arm quickly and let go of the object, so that it moves through the air. [V n prep/adv] He spent hours throwing a tennis …   English dictionary

  • punch — I n. blow 1) to deliver, give, land, throw a punch 2) to pull ( soften ) one s punches (also fig.) 3) to roll with a punch 4) a one two; rabbit; solid; Sunday punch 5) a punch in, on, to (a punch in the face; a punch on the nose) misc. 6) to pack …   Combinatory dictionary

  • throw — throw1 W1S1 [θrəu US θrou] v past tense threw [θru:] past participle thrown [θrəun US θroun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(throw a ball/stone etc)¦ 2¦(put something carelessly)¦ 3¦(push roughly/violently)¦ 4¦(make somebody fall)¦ 5¦(move hands/head etc)¦ 6¦(confuse …   Dictionary of contemporary 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 — I n. blow 1) to deliver, give, land, throw a punch 2) to pull ( soften ) one s punches (also fig.) 3) to roll with a punch 4) a one two; rabbit; solid; Sunday punch 5) a punch in, on, to (a punch in the face; a punch on the nose) misc. 6) to pack …   Combinatory dictionary

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