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To punch the air

Posted by Lewis on October 18, 2004

In Reply to: To punch the air posted by Bruce Kahl on October 18, 2004

: : : what is the meaning of the phrase "to punch the air in jubilation"? Is there an actual movement that you do to show your delight?

: : Yes. You make the motion of punching. SS

alternatively, it is what most boxers used to do when facing Mohammed Ali or Barry McGuigan...