punch it

(redirected from punches it)

punch it

To engage a vehicle's accelerator in order to speed up as quickly as possible. I knew I needed to punch it if I wanted to make it in time. The only way we're going to get over that wave is if you punch it!
See also: punch
References in periodicals archive ?
If I seem to pull any punches it's purely because I write a column in AJ, whose editorship is currently up for grabs and either hack might well be in the editor's seat by the time this appears.
I love the fact they haven't pulled the punches It's not all doom and gloom in the new movie, however, as Harry reveals his romantic side when he falls for fellow Hogwarts pupil Cho Chang (newcomer Katie Leung).
His trainer is Barry McGuigan, who adds: 'While Ben may be taller and is a good runner, when you're taking punches it's a different kettle of fish.
'When I throw my combination punches it's hard for any heavyweight to take.