take a punch at (someone or something)(redirected from take a punch at them)
take a punch at (someone or something)
To punch or attempt to punch someone or something. He wouldn't quit mouthing off, so I went over and took a punch at him. Jessie got so drunk that she actually took a punch at the statue on Main Street. I think she busted up her hand, too.
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