throw punches

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Definition of throw punches

: to swing one's arm and try to hit someone with one's fist I broke up the argument before they started throwing punches.

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“Throw punches.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throw%20punches. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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