punch lights out

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punch someone's lights out

Sl. to knock someone out with a fist. You had better stop that, or I will punch your lights out! Do you want me to punch your lights out?
See also: lights, out, punch

punch somebody's lights out

to hit someone hard again and again He wouldn't shut up so I punched his lights out.
See beat to the punch, pack a punch
See also: lights, out, punch