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    a few collocations of "bang"

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?

    He got a nasty bang on the head.

    bang = a vigorous blow

    She shut the door with a bang.

    You shouldn’t shut the door with a bang.

    I heard a window bang in the basement.

    The gun went off with a loud bang.

    The bang of the violent explosion could be heard for miles and miles

    Bang! and the tyre exploded.

    The anvil banged with hammers.

    bang = a sudden very loud noise

    She banged on the door.

    I banged into the wall.

    He banged his head as he went through the doorway.

    He banged his head on the low ceiling.

    bang = strike violently

    The window banged shut.

    The door banged after him.

    The old man banged around the house.

    bang = move noisily

    I get a bang out of all this.

    bang = thrill, kick

    He started his career with a bang.

    Their guest-performnce goes over with a bang.

    Their love comes up with a bang.

    bang = a conspicuous success

    This will bang the limit any day.

    That bangs the limit = that passes everything= that licks the creation

    He ran bang up against more trouble.

    bang up = get into (get into trouble)

    I am banged up about the recent reports of local violence.

    be bang up about something = be nervous about something

    I bang my head against a brick wall.

    bang one’s head against a brick wall = waste one's time in a hopeless enterprise

    The ball hit him bang in the eye.

    The ball hit him full in the nose.

    Bang = right in, exactly

    They wear their hair banged' low over their foreheads.

    bang = a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead

    This car looks as if it's been banged about.

    bang about = go to ruin

    My uncle has been banging about Africa for years.

    bang about = travel for long

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Re: a few collocations of "bang"

    All look good to me vil. In fact you have done a bang up job with this.(a good job)

    Banged up can also mean to be locked up in prison.(colloquial)

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    Exclamation Re: a few collocations of "bang"

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
    He got a nasty bang on the head.

    bang = a vigorous blow

    She shut the door with a bang.

    You shouldn’t shut the door with a bang.

    I heard a window bang in the basement.

    The gun went off with a loud bang.

    The bang of the violent explosion could be heard for miles and miles

    Bang! and the tyre exploded.

    The anvil banged with hammers.

    bang = a sudden very loud noise

    She banged on the door.

    I banged into the wall.

    He banged his head as he went through the doorway.

    He banged his head on the low ceiling.

    bang = strike violently

    The window banged shut.

    The door banged after him.
    The door keeps banging in the wind after him.
    He went out, banging the door behind him.
    The old man banged around the house.
    bang = move noisily

    I get a bang out of all this.

    bang = thrill, kick

    He started his career with a bang.

    Their guest-performnce goes over with a bang.

    Their love comes up with a bang.

    bang = a conspicuous success

    This will bang the limit any day.

    That bangs the limit = that passes everything= that licks the creation

    He ran bang up against more trouble.

    bang up = get into (get into trouble)=to seriously damage something
    The new car was banged up in the accident.

    I am banged up about the recent reports of local violence.

    be bang up about something = be nervous about something= To go on talking continuously in a boring manner
    He went banging on about politics without giving scope to others

    I bang my head against a brick wall.

    bang one’s head against a brick wall = waste one's time in a hopeless enterprise= Interesting

    The ball hit him bang in the eye.

    The ball hit him full in the nose.

    Bang = right in, exactly

    They wear their hair banged' low over their foreheads.

    bang = a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead

    This car looks as if it's been banged about.

    bang about = go to ruin

    My uncle has been banging about Africa for years.

    bang about = travel for long

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
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