thud against

thud against (someone or something)

To collide with someone or something and cause a dull, heavy sound as a result of the impact. The boy went running around the corner and thudded against the principal. I slammed on the brakes of my bike, but I still thudded against the side of the van that had cut me off.
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thud against someone or something

to thump against someone or something, making a dull noise on impact. The pumpkin thudded against Jerry, breaking open and messing up his clothes. The ball thudded against the wall and bounced back.
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References in classic literature ?
Philip's heart gave a great thud against his ribs, and he let the door handle go.
But don't ask the German (right) to knock on wood - he is sick and tired of hearing the Terriers' efforts thud against the goal frame.
Ivan Perisic 8 Scored an instinctive equaliser and unlucky to see his next effort thud against the base of the post.
Inih Effiong almost added a second but saw his free-kick from 25 yards thud against Denham Hinds' crossbar.
"All of a sudden I heard a thud against the glass at the front of the shop.
Close enough to hear the brick thud against the wall of shields.
Then the striker swept over a long-range angled effort that beat Robinson, only to thud against the far post.
Forssell dived to meet Damien Johnson's cross and saw his header thud against the post.
When Paula Band heard a thud against her front door, she looked out from behind her net curtains to see Alioune Cisse being brutally attacked.
harmony they thud against the rocks to tame the tighs.
they thud against the picture window over and over, fixed on escaping
Bush ducked both shoes as they whizzed past his head and landed with a thud against the wall behind him.
This is from the widows, the orphans and those who were killed in Iraq." Mr Bush ducked both shoes as they whizzed past his head and landed with a thud against the wall behind him.
Mr Bush ducked as both shoes whizzed past his head and landed with a thud against the wall behind him.
"I was looking away when I felt a thud against my leg and heard rustling.