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punchbag

a suspended stuffed bag that is punched for exercise, esp boxing training
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In a victim impact statement read out in court, his former partner said: "I won't be used as his punchbag anymore.
"I look at his opponents so far and they've been punchbags, walking forward and doing nothing.
Speaking at Unison's third annual health policy forum at the Park Inn Hotel, in Cardiff, Mr Gething said: "I was appointed as Deputy Health Minister not much more than a year ago, and at that time the service was a regular punchbag.
He said: "Unfortunately we are the punchbag for some people and it's easy to have a punchbag like us.
A DRUNK used a fellow reveller as a punchbag after losing a game in a Tyneside nightclub.
Matt Sherrington of Cheadle, Gtr Manchester, had just smashed the high score on an arcade's coin-operated punchbag machine when the zany Italian walked in and challenged him.
PUMPING iron for 50 minutes, blitzing the punchbag, then sweating it off in the sauna is an intensive gym session by anyone's standards.
This is widely regarded as the greatest performance ever, considering Hitler was watching (probably) and that one German used Pele's chest as a punchbag but got away with it6.
WOULD you like to use your boss's face as a punchbag? Sick of the Abbey and Barclaycard relentlessly devouring three-quarters of your wages each month?
he Isle of Wight six-piece kicked off with Punchbag and single Wash In The Rain.
Our coefficient's taken more blows in the past decade than Anthony Joshua's punchbag but it's time for Aberdeen, Hibs and Rangers to step up this year.
The Tories have hit back, saying NHS pressures in England was a theme for Carwyn Jones, but a spokesman for him says it is clear that the Tories are now starting to regret their decision to use the Welsh NHS as a political punchbag.