slap against

slap against someone or something

[for something] to flap or strike against someone or something. The flag kept slapping against Ed, making it hard for him to remain at attention. The awning slapped against the side of the house.
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slap something against someone or something

to flap or strike something onto someone or something. The wind slapped the branch against Walter. The gusts from the storm slapped the shutters against the side of the house.
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Only she will be able to consent on the charges she is planning to slap against the company," the relative said.
Obama's slap against Erdoy-an over Kobani pleased Turkey experts in Washington.
Urinating doesn't bother me but, certainly, during sex it does slap against my partner.
For the tide of crisp packets and Styrofoam trays To lap and rustle and slap Against another closed door, Another back turned Against the tired, poor, excluded Yearning to be free?
It was created in the 1950s after prodding from evangelist Billy Graham as a slap against "godless communism.
But in a public slap against the lobby, often described in the U.
Her detractors say her decision to run for Congress next year is secure congressional immunity from possible corruption charges that the opposition has threatened to slap against her.
The wind rocked us just enough so I could hear every halyard slap against the mast, every fender scrunch against our port gunwale.
IT SEEMS a bit of a joke to me that the FA have allowed Andy Todd to walk away scot-free for his forearm smash on Robin van Persie in the FA Cup semi-final, especially when you bear in mind the three-match ban that Jose Reyes picked up for his girlie, glove-handed slap against Sheffield United.
A hard drop creates a shock that can cause the heads to slap against the hard drive's platter -- pieces of the head can be scattered in the drive, and a microscopic dent can be left on the platter.
This is a bold-faced slap against mediocrity," said Trevor Creed, senior vice president-Design, Chrysler Group.
It was a refreshing attacking approach and early on Andy Morrell went near with a near-post header before - slap against the run of play - Colchester scored first.
The first was rightly denied after Ndah's tangle in the box with Tony Butler, the second more debatably when Andy Sinton cut in from the left and saw his strike slap against Des Lyttle's arm.
Pramoedya: Every award for me is important because it means a slap against militarism and fascism in Indonesia.
But it was no mastermind who scheduled this series slap against Coronation Street on ITV.