haul off and


US, informal
: to suddenly do (something specified)
followed by a verb that expresses some kind of usually violent action
She hauled off and punched him in the face.

Examples of haul off and in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Beginning tomorrow, Lindros will face his latest tormentor, a guy who happily takes on the role of doing everything legal and otherwise to try to make Lindros lose his famous hockey temper, haul off and whack somebody before being sent to the penalty box. Gene Myers, Detroit Free Press, 29 May 2022

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“Haul off and.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haul%20off%20and. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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