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charge at (someone or something)

To aggressively rush toward someone or something, as to attack. The crowd gasped as the bull charged at the matador. When that obnoxious guy charged at me, I ducked, and he ended up punching the wall.
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charge at someone or something

to move quickly forward to attack someone or something. The elephant charged at the hunter. I was afraid that the water buffalo was going to charge our vehicle.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Athos and Aramis charged at the head of their squadrons; Aramis with sword and pistol in his hands, Athos with his sword in his scabbard, his pistol in his saddle-bags; calm and cool as if on the parade, except that his noble and beautiful countenance became sad as he saw slaughtered so many men who were sacrificed on the one side to the obstinacy of royalty and on the other to the personal rancor of the princes.
'He's not charged at all, your worship,' replied the officer.
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It enables multiple devices to be charged at once when placed on or near the charging surface, and the charging surface automatically goes into standby when charging is complete.
Depending on the rhythm of an operation, fast-charging and opportunity-charging could keep a battery charged at between 25% to 85% at all times, prolonging battery life, increasing uptime, and improving operator productivity.
Dr Boll & Partner, Campbell Park Surgery, Hebburn: Each vaccination charged at the cost of a prescription (pounds 6.40).
Dr Chander, Flagg Court Health Centre, South Shields: Each injection charged at the cost of the prescription (pounds 6.40).
A new accelerator study is helping physicists see clearly an aspect of neutron structure they could only guess at before: Neutrons may be electrically neutral overall but charged at different locations within their tiny volumes.
In the case of this account, the estimated average monthly fee charged at banks increased substantially, from $3.24 in 1989 to $4.02 in 1993.
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According to Shirvani, the steel cans charged at Case replace 30-40% of the necessary copper, without spending a cent on tin.