rain blows/punches on

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of rain blows/punches on

: to hit (someone or something) many times
  • The boxers rained blows/punches on each other.

Word by Word Definitions

rain play
  1. : water falling in drops condensed from vapor in the atmosphere

  2. : the descent of this water

  3. : water that has fallen as rain : rainwater

  1. : to send down rain

  2. : to fall as water in drops from the clouds

  3. : to fall like rain

blow play blows
  1. : to be in motion

  2. : to move with speed or force

  3. : to move or run quickly

  1. : an instance of air moving with speed or force : a blowing of wind especially when strong or violent

  2. : brag, boasting

  3. : an act or instance of blowing (see 1blow)

  1. : flower, bloom

  1. : blossoms

  2. : bloom:2

  1. : a forcible stroke delivered with a part of the body (such as the fist) or with an instrument

  2. : a hostile act or state : combat

  3. : a forcible or sudden act or effort : assault

punch play punches
  1. : a tool usually in the form of a short rod of steel that is variously shaped at one end for different operations (such as forming, perforating, embossing, or cutting)

  2. : a short tapering steel rod for driving the heads of nails below a surface

  3. : a steel die faced with a letter in relief that is forced into a softer metal to form an intaglio matrix from which foundry type is cast

  1. : prod, poke

  2. : drive, herd

  3. : to strike with a forward thrust especially of the fist

  1. : the action of punching

  2. : a quick blow with or as if with the fist

  3. : effective energy or forcefulness

  1. : a hot or cold drink that is usually a combination of hard liquor, wine, or beer and nonalcoholic beverages


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