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bang out

verb phrase

To make or compose something, esp to write something, in a hurry; cobble up (1940s+)

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  • George twisted his legs into a yet firmer knot: "But two failures would wipe it bang out."

    Once Aboard The Lugger Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
  • It was the junior officers' mess, and when the coffee came, a young ensign went to the piano and began to bang out a popular tune.

    Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane
  • You know I really got a bang out of the way Roger jumped back from that waddling ground bird yesterday.

    The Revolt on Venus Carey Rockwell
  • Often I have passed a man to get a supposedly poor batter up and then had him bang out a base hit.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson
Idioms and Phrases with bang out

bang out

Produce something loudly or hastily by striking, either a musical instrument or a typing keyboard. For example, The accompanist banged out the melody on the piano, or John planned to bang out his presentation in a couple of hours. [ Late 1800s ]
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