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punchbag

(ˈpʌntʃˌbæɡ)
n
(Boxing) a suspended stuffed bag that is punched for exercise, esp boxing training. Also called (US and Canadian): punching bag
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I had been a punchbag for a long time and it was having an effect.
Removal men were snapped lugging gym gear, including a punchbag and rowing machine, into his new PS10.
A FIST thrusts forward and belts a punchbag repeatedly in a video which haunts grieving mum Dyanne Lambert.
Speaking at Unison's third annual health policy forum at the Park Inn Hotel, in Cardiff, Mr Gething said: "I was appointed as Deputy Health Minister not much more than a year ago, and at that time the service was a regular punchbag.
Speaking at Unison's third annual health policy forum at the Park Inn Hotel in Cardiff, he said: "I was appointed as Deputy Health Minister not much more than a year ago, and at that time the service was a regular punchbag.
He said: "Unfortunately we are the punchbag for some people and it's easy to have a punchbag like us.
I suppose it was the equivalent of getting a kid to hit a punchbag, except in this case the punchbag was the manager of the national team.
A DRUNK used a fellow reveller as a punchbag after losing a game in a Tyneside nightclub.
Matt Sherrington of Cheadle, Gtr Manchester, had just smashed the high score on an arcade's coin-operated punchbag machine when the zany Italian walked in and challenged him.
PUMPING iron for 50 minutes, blitzing the punchbag, then sweating it off in the sauna is an intensive gym session by anyone's standards.
This is widely regarded as the greatest performance ever, considering Hitler was watching (probably) and that one German used Pele's chest as a punchbag but got away with it6.
he Isle of Wight six-piece kicked off with Punchbag and single Wash In The Rain.