punch (someone or something) on (something)

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punch (someone or something) on (something)

To hit someone or something with one's fist on a particular spot or part. I punched him right on the nose for saying such offensive things. He punched the cabinet on the top part of the door to get it open.
See also: on, punch

punch someone on something

to strike someone on some body part, typically the shoulder. (Not with the intention of causing harm.) Sally punched Frank on the shoulder just to show they were still friends. Tom punched Fred on the shoulder in a friendly way.
See also: on, punch
References in classic literature ?
And he punched on and on, slower and slower, as the last shreds of vitality oozed from him, through centuries and aeons and enormous lapses of time, until, in a dim way, he became aware that the nameless thing was sinking, slowly sinking down to the rough board-planking of the bridge.
He punched on, with his left hand only, and as he punched, doggedly, only half-conscious, as from a remote distance he heard murmurs of fear in the gangs, and one who said with shaking voice: "This ain't a scrap, fellows.
The Royal Pains 7" Get Punched on Jonnycat Records is produced by Billy Childish, so that should tell you where it's coming from.