bang

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbæŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bæŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bang)


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bang

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. heard a [loud, sudden, startling] bang
  2. The bang was [loud].
  3. The bang [scared, startled] me.
  4. was [scared] by the bang
  5. jumped at the bang
  6. jumped at the sound of the bang
  7. [hid, cowered, took refuge] from the loud bangs
  8. the bangs of the [fireworks, grenades, explosions]
  9. heard the bang from a gunshot
  10. The door [shut, closed] with a bang.
  11. a bang from [outside, the basement]
  12. The [car, door, explosion] made a loud bang.
  13. What was that bang?
  14. [in, during] the Big Bang
  15. the Big Bang of the universe
  16. The universe was created in the Big Bang.
  17. a nasty bang on the [head, elbow, arm]
  18. The [show, match, event] started with a bang.
  19. The bang has [gone, fizzled] out of [their performance, the show, these events].
  20. (long, straight, curly) bangs covering her forehead
  21. brushed her bangs back
  22. slang: gets a bang out of (watching) [mud wrestling, women's soccer]
  23. sexually explicit: [need, could use] a good bang
  24. drugs: took a bang on the [joint, bong]
v
  1. banged (hard) on the [door, window, table, drum]
  2. banged his [knee, head, arm]
  3. banged her [knee] on the [table, wall, car]
  4. banged her [knee] against the [table]
  5. UK: she is (always) banging on about [football, her job, politics]
  6. bang in a nail
  7. bang a nail into the [wall, wood]
  8. she (accidentally) banged into [him, the wall, another car]
  9. banged their heads together
  10. banging away on his [work, novel, assignment]
  11. bang out [a novel, an article, a report]
  12. sexually explicit, slang: he banged her
  13. sexually explicit, slang: he is banging her
additional examples
  1. and bang, it was all [over, done]
  2. and bang, it hit me!
  3. and bang, I realized (that)
  4. heard a [loud, sudden, startling] bang
  5. The bang was [loud].
  6. The bang [scared, startled] me.
  7. was [scared] by the bang
  8. jumped at the bang
  9. jumped at the sound of the bang
  10. [hid, cowered, took refuge] from the loud bangs
  11. the bangs of the [fireworks, grenades, explosions]
  12. heard the bang from a gunshot
  13. The door [shut, closed] with a bang.
  14. a bang from [outside, the basement]
  15. The [car, door, explosion] made a loud bang.
  16. What was that bang?
  17. [in, during] the Big Bang
  18. the Big Bang of the universe
  19. The universe was created in the Big Bang.
  20. a nasty bang on the [head, elbow, arm]
  21. The [show, match, event] started with a bang.
  22. The bang has [gone, fizzled] out of [their performance, the show, these events].
  23. (long, straight, curly) bangs covering her forehead
  24. brushed her bangs back
  25. slang: gets a bang out of (watching) [mud wrestling, women's soccer]
  26. sexually explicit: [need, could use] a good bang
  27. drugs: took a bang on the [joint, bong]
  28. banged (hard) on the [door, window, table, drum]
  29. banged his [knee, head, arm]
  30. banged her [knee] on the [table, wall, car]
  31. banged her [knee] against the [table]
  32. UK: she is (always) banging on about [football, her job, politics]
  33. bang in a nail
  34. bang a nail into the [wall, wood]
  35. she (accidentally) banged into [him, the wall, another car]
  36. banged their heads together
  37. banging away on his [work, novel, assignment]
  38. bang out [a novel, an article, a report]
  39. sexually explicit, slang: he banged her
  40. sexually explicit, slang: he is banging her
  41. UK: bang on [50 pounds, 10 o'clock]
  42. UK: [he, the train] arrived bang on time
  43. UK: bring [your wardrobe, coverage, the technology] bang up-to-date
  44. slang, UK: put him bang to rights
  45. slang, UK: you're bang on the money
  46. slang, UK: [he, that] was bang out of order!
adv
  1. and bang, it was all [over, done]
  2. and bang, it hit me!
  3. and bang, I realized (that)
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