English version

bang somebody/something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbang somebody/something ↔ up phrasal verb informal1 SCJSCP British English to put someone in prison2 DAMAGE American English to seriously damage something a banged-up old Buick bang→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bang upAnd he banged the gun up and down on the gate.The banging kept up at the door.Giovanna was in the house, banging the washing up unhappily into a bowl of chlorinated water.
bang-upˈbang-up adjective American English informal  GOOD/EXCELLENTvery good He did a bang-up job fixing the plumbing.
Examples from the Corpus
bang-upThey did a bang-up job on the display.
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Verb table
bang
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybang
he, she, itbangs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybanged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave banged
he, she, ithas banged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad banged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bang
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have banged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam banging
he, she, itis banging
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you, we, theyare banging
Past
I, he, she, itwas banging
you, we, theywere banging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been banging
he, she, ithas been banging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been banging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be banging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been banging
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