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bang around

To jostle someone or something; to knock things together. A noun can be used between "bang" and "around." Be careful with that box—don't bang around my glassware! I got banged around in that car accident. I think that kid will listen to us if we bang him around a bit and scare him.
See also: around, bang

bang someone or something around

to knock someone or something about; to beat or strike someone or something. Let's bang him around a little and see if that will change his mind. Why are you banging around my friend? Don't bang those pans around. He banged himself around badly in the car wreck.
See also: around, bang
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All-stars Chris Sale, Corey Kluber and Max Scherzer all got banged around this month.
If one of these devices gets banged around and broken, the tritium can leak out.
He went downstairs, banged around in the kitchen and walked back up the stairs, armed with two knives, banging and stabbing them into the banisters.
Heath admits she's put her VERSA MAX through the wringer this season, from being banged around in the bottom of a boat to actually being dropped in the water.
My horse lost his footing and fell, and then I just got banged around on the ground.
That team beat the Orioles yesterday, 8-6, even though a rookie starter named Kyle Weiland got banged around pretty hard in his major league debut.
Asked about the extent of his injuries, he added: "I've been banged around a little bit but the biggest thing is a little bit of pain in the bottom of my back and a big graze around my shin.
We can't have the products getting banged around and scratched up in transit," says Chumchal.
You know, you get a little kicked in the head sometimes, banged around," the Daily Star quoted him as saying.
No matter how tender the TSA agent, laptops get banged around when they go through security.
They played both aggressive and physical, and they don't mind getting banged around in there, and they'll bang back.
When we talk about roller coasters, what we really mean is that first big drop that feels like a free fall--the rest is just getting banged around.
He would have been a very unlucky loser because he was the one who got boxed in and banged around more than anything else, but he was good enough to get up and win.
It rumbled and banged around us for three hours without respite with the lightning (sheet and fork) almost continuous.
When a keenly eyed basketball freak like Rick Barry refers to UCLA freshman Kevin Love as a "Baby Huey" because of his lack of physical definition, isn't that all the more reason why the Oregonian should just go straight past Bruin Bear and on to the NBA, so that he can hire a full-time trainer, get banged around by even bigger big men in practices (no offense, Mata-Real) and take those UCLA Extension Courses online like everyone else?