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bash (someone's) brains in

To strike or assault someone violently and severely, typically on the head, such that it may cause the person severe injury or death. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I warned her that I was going to bash her brains in if she didn't stop insulting me. They left him to die after nearly bashing his brains in.
See also: bash, brain

granny bashing

The physical, psychological, or verbal abuse or assault of an elderly person or persons. While the abuse of children garners a huge amount of attention from the public, granny bashing seems to go largely unnoticed in comparison.
See also: bash, granny

bash the bishop

vulgar slang To masturbate. A term only applied to men. A: "Why is he all embarrassed today?" B: "Oh, his crush walked in on him bashing the bishop. How horrifying is that?"
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queer bashing

slang The act of attacking someone, either physically or verbally, for being homosexual. Primarily heard in UK. How can people say such hurtful things? This queer bashing has got to stop!
See also: bash, queer

bash someone or something around

to treat someone or something roughly (physically or figuratively); to beat on or abuse someone or something (physically or otherwise). Stop bashing me around, and let's talk. The robber acted as though he was about to bash around his victims.
See also: around, bash

bash something against someone or something

to strike something against someone or something. He accidentallybashed his head against a beam. She bashed her sore elbow against Ted's forehead and both of them were hurt.
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bash something in

to crush something inward or to the inside. Don't bash the door in! It sounds like someone is bashing in the door.
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bash something up

to crash something; to strike something and damage it. She bashed the car up badly. How did she bash up the car?
See also: bash, up

have a bash

  (British & Australian informal)
to try to do something, or to try an activity that you have not tried before (often + at ) I thought I'd have a bash at fixing the washing machine tonight. I've never programmed a video before but I'll have a bash if you want.
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bash in

v.
1. To break or smash a hole in something: The robber bashed in the window with a crowbar. When I slipped, I fell against the door and bashed it in.
2. To strike a strong blow to something, causing it to penetrate a hard substance or surface: I didn't have a hammer, so I placed the nail over the wood and bashed it in with a wrench.
3. To make some indentation or hole in something by hitting it suddenly: I was so angry that I kicked the car and bashed a dent in it.
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bash

(bæʃ)
1. n. a wild party; a night on the town. What a bash! I’m exhausted!
2. in. to party; to celebrate. Let’s go out and bash, how ’bout it?
3. tv. to criticize; to join in the destructive criticism of someone or something. A bunch of old Jonathan Computer fans love to bash Macrosoft whenever they can.

bashed

(bæʃt)
1. mod. crushed; struck. Give me that bashed one, and I’ll straighten it out.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. All four of them went out and got bashed.
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bashing

n. criticizing; defaming. (A combining form that follows the name of the person or thing being criticized.) On TV they had a long session of candidate bashing, and then they read the sports news.
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fag-busting

and fag-bashing
n. doing violence to homosexuals. (Usually objectionable.) He was involved in a fag-busting incident that got him kicked out of school. What’s this strange need you have for fag-bashing? What’s your problem?

fag-bashing

verb
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BUDS, BOYS & BASHES Pool parties, spring flings, barbecue bashes.
BUDS, BOYS & BASHES You and your boyfriend might have a tough time fitting each other into jam-packed agendas.
BUDS, BOYS & BASHES You have what it takes to reserve a sweet spot for yourself on the social A-list.
BUDS, BOYS & BASHES You would never, ever waste your time lolling by the phone and willing it to ring.
BUDS, BOYS & BASHES You're not into serious crushes.
If it bashes the defection, its period T reputation rises enough to get the central bank to randomize its decision to cooperate in period T.
If the administration bashes this defection, then its reputation increases enough going into the next period to induce the central bank to randomize once again, and subsequently a recession or expansion can occur in the period following a recession.
If a defection occurs in period T-1, randomizing the decision to bash according to (A2) allows the weak administratio to raise its reputation, if it actually bashes the defection, just enough to ensure that [p.
If the administration bashes regardless of whether the central bank cooperates or not, then the central bank gains nothing by cooperating and so it would not cooperate.