bash (something) against (something)

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bash (something) against (something)

To smack something against another surface. Billy went to the nurse after he bashed his head against the low ceiling in the art studio. He bashed his guitar against the amp and it splintered apart.
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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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The temperature stayed persistently miserable and a hockey stick bashing against a freezing cold leg or ankle joint brings its own special kind of pain.
The crowd at the final was an unimpressive 13,000, but sevens administrators see the whole endeavour - despite the bashing against Fiji and the poor crowds - as a success, because it offers their sport a global platform from which to grow.
I struggled down the stairs, bags bashing against my legs like something out of It's A Knockout.
It will be nice to not be bashing against the wind for days on end but we will be pushing the boat and ourselves hard the whole way," he said.
It is the tactical side of the scrum that makes it so much fun; otherwise it would just be heads bashing against each other, mind-numbingly boring.
It was double my size, awkwardly shaped, and my legs were covered in bruises from its hard case bashing against them as I struggled to carry it.
On Afghanistan bashing against Pakistan, the minister said that her country has rendered sacrifices for the former.
Gerasimenko then retrieved and loaded his pistol and yelled to the man who was bashing against the door that he had a gun, but that did no good.
Despite having no results to prove his argument, Doyle insists that Ireland have improved since their bashing against Cyprus last year.
EDINBURGH hero Chris Paterson fears a Boxing Day bashing against his local team will complete a rotten end to 2005 for the Gunners.
I don't approve of all the things he does - I have nothing positive to say about hard drugs, for example - but by bashing against the edges of things that could completely destroy him he starts to find his instinct for self-preservation.
Backbreaking portages around rapids, the relentlessly repetitive diet of pemmican and bannock seasoned with sandflies and no-see-ums, and regular bashing against rocks necessitating repair and downtime, took their toll on crew morale.
In typical circumstances, the bag merely bruises an adult, while keeping him from bashing against the dash or flying through the windshield.
It wasn't money in an envelope, it was the hollow but resonant sound of concave discs made of reconstituted potato solids bashing against foil-lined cardboard.
I would have feared a four-goal bashing against Sergio Aguerro, David Silva and the rest of Manchester City's mega-stars.