ADJ. good, powerful | knockout
VERB + PUNCH deliver, give sb, land, swing, throw She gave him a punch on the nose. He can throw a powerful punch. | pull He pulled his punches to avoid hurting his sparring partner.
PREP. ~ in a punch in the stomach | ~ on She gave him a punch on the nose. | ~ to a punch to the jaw
ADV. hard | lightly | repeatedly
PREP. in His attacker had punched him hard in the face. | on She punched him on the nose.
PHRASES kick and punch/punch and kick He was repeatedly kicked and punched as he lay on the ground.