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    John hit Keith on his chest with his head.

    1) John hit Keith on his chest with his head.

    2) He hit him with his hands and legs.

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    Re: John hit Keith on his chest with his head.

    1. John headbutted Keith's chest.
    2. He punched and kicked him.
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    Re: John hit Keith on his chest with his head.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    1. John headbutted Keith's chest.
    2. He punched and kicked him.
    If in any case we have use "hands or legs or both" then what should we use "by" or "with"? I am confused.

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    Re: John hit Keith on his chest with his head.

    And when you think about it, it's odd that we include 'head' in 'headbutting'. When animals butt something, we know they're using their head, so I'm not sure why we include 'head' with humans. Otherwise if you're not using your head, you're not butting - you're kicking, punching, slapping, or whatever other form of attack.

    I suppose you could run backwards into your opponent and try to buttbutt them, but that strikes me as ineffective.
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    Re: John hit Keith on his chest with his head.

    Those of use who've played football and/or watch wrestling usually refer to that as a shoulder block.
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    Re: John hit Keith on his chest with his head.

    You could probably buttbutt someone if you had the inclination.

    "Butt me no butts!" (attr. to Shakespeare)

    PS: Oops, I didn't see that Skrej had anteceded me. Sorry Skrej.
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    Re: John hit Keith on his chest with his head.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    If in any case we have use "hands or legs or both" then what should we use "by" or "with"? I am confused.
    She slapped him with her left hand.
    I kicked him with my left leg and it hurt.

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    Re: John hit Keith on his chest with his head.

    Quote Originally Posted by Skrej View Post

    I suppose you could run backwards into your opponent and try to buttbutt them, but that strikes me as ineffective.

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