bang around

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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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A woman, who lives close to the scene of the shooting, said: "I heard some very loud bangs around 9.
In a statement to the police, the 36-year-old resident of Canoy Street, Barangay 132, said she heard three loud bangs around 10:30 p.
It is disappointing - there were a number of tackles and bangs around the head.
Wyn Jones, prosecuting at Prestatyn Magistrates Court, said a neighbour heard two loud bangs followed by another two bangs around 20 minutes later.
No further information was immediately available Friday night, but several neighbors and residents in the area said they heard about three loud bangs around 5:30.
His clear tenor rings out onto the desolate campo, bangs around the decayed stucco walls and brightens the night.
HUNDREDS of commuters onboard complained of difficulty in breathing, many vomited, children were crying and an asthmatic patient fell unconscious after a newly inducted Bombardier train developed a snag and screeched to a halt with sparks flying and loud bangs around 3.
One man, who did not wish to be named, said: "I heard a couple of bangs around half ten on Saturday night.
Connolly has fun as shrewd, self-destructive sister Sammy, waving the long strand of her bright red bangs around the stage like the proverbial freak flag.
He wouldn't empty beforehand, and I'm just praying there won't be too many big bangs around tomorrow, although, with it being the eve of Bonfire Night, I'm sure there will be.
He bangs around well, and he's a good passer and a good shooter.
A witness said he heard five loud bangs around 7 p.
Neighbours told how they heard two loud bangs around the same time as retired mobile phone firm boss Ken Snell and the woman were killed, but dismissed them as part of Saturday's trick or treat antics.
If I sound as if I've had one too many bangs around the head myself then it's because I'm still depressed about Scotland's performance - or lack of one - against the Portuguese.
Emergency services sped to the scene after neighbours reported loud bangs around 1.