English version

bang in Colours & sounds topic

bangbang2 ●●○ S3 verb  1 KNOCK/HIT something[intransitive, transitive]CHIT to hit something hard, making a loud noisebang on Stop banging on the door!bang your fist/hand on something She banged her fist on the table. The baby kept banging the table with his spoon.see thesaurus at hit2 KNOCK/HIT something[transitive]CHIT to put something down or against something with a lot of force, making a loud noisebang something down She banged the phone down.bang something on/against something He banged a teapot on the table.3 CLOSE something[intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive]SHUT/CLOSE to close something violently, making a loud noise, or to be closed in this way syn slam I ran out, banging the door behind me. The window banged shut.4 HIT something[transitive]HIT/BUMP INTO to hit a part of your body, or something you are carrying, against something by accident syn bumpbang something on something I fell and banged my head on the pavement.5 MAKE NOISE[intransitive]CSOUND to make a loud noise or loud noises The gate keeps banging in the wind.6 HAVE SEX[transitive] not politeSEX/HAVE SEX WITH to have sex with someone bang the drum for somebody/something at drum1(4), → bang somebody’s heads together at head1(32), → be (like) banging your head against a brick wall at head1(31) bang about/around bang on bang something ↔ out bang somebody/something ↔ up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bangI banged at the door but nobody came.They were banging drums and chanting.Thomas banged his fist on the table.He banged his head against the floor.In so doing, I banged into the edge of the sink and fell to the floor.During the day I sit banging my drum and watching good actors singing my words.I banged my toe on the door.He complained loudly until Val finally banged on the table and shouted at him.Sherman banged the door shut.He got out of the car and banged the door.I slipped and banged the guitar against the door.There's no clutch pedal, you just bang the lever into forward and floor it.She banged the phone down a second before he did, leaving him raging.I banged the phone down.She pulled the doll out before the blocks banged together.The pipes bang when you turn the hot water on.bang onLaramie was banging on the wall and yelling.banged shutThe screen door banged shut.This time the car stopped and a door banged shut.The office door banged shut and the Monsignor groaned.The door banged shut behind Becky.Beloved heard them as soon as the door banged shut behind her.Children's voices, objects being hurled about schoolroom, books banged shut, games of chase, etc.The door banged shut, its echoes punctuated by the sound of bolts being slammed home.