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pull one's punches

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pull one's punches

verb phrase

To soften one's blows; be lenient and moderate: Ouch. You don't pull your punches (1934+ Prizefighting)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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pull one's punches

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