He banged on the adjoining wall and shouted something in Turkish, then rang again.
Bacall: I just had a crazy idea for a comedy and went to the desert for a couple weeks and banged out a rough draft of something.
And of course I had a file to write and I banged it out on a portable typewriter.
My muddy shoe slipped, and I banged my kneecap on a fence rail, clinging for dear life.
Students at universities boycotted classes and banged plates and cups in cafeterias.
Hardly had he banged the door behind him when a messenger boy entered and handed a telegram to Abe.
I was mad, and I just banged off before anybody could say anything.
And Mary Ann banged out of the shop, leaving her mother silent with amazement.
Riley leaped forward and banged his big fist down on the table.
The men then stuck their ghatrifs in the ground and banged the nuts on them, and thus skinned them.
1540s, "to strike hard with a loud blow," from a Scandinavian sourse akin to Old Norse banga "to pound, hammer" of echoic origin. Slang meaning "have sexual intercourse with" first recorded 1937. Bang-up "excellent, first-rate," 1820, probably shortened from phrase bang up to the mark. The noun is recorded from late 16c.
This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper
[T.S. Eliot, "Hollow Men," 1925]
Bang (bāng, bäng), Bernhard Lauritz Frederik. 1848-1932.
Danish veterinarian who discovered Brucella abortus, the agent of brucellosis in cattle and of undulant fever in humans.
Precisely; exactly: bang on the hour (1820s+)
[late 1980s+ Los Angeles gangs; from the rhyme, but influenced by gang bang, ''serial sex act done by a group of males to one woman'']