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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpunch-upˈpunch-up noun [countable]  British English informalFIGHT a fight
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punch-upHe ended up in jail after a punch-up with a bloke in the pub.Some drunks began calling us names and we ended up getting into a punch-up.Rumours of a punch-up were rife.But games companies seem convinced that only the odd tomboy would enjoy the shoot outs and punch-ups of the average game.Tony came in then dripping wet and there was another punch-up.What had started out as a localized punch-up, had now developed into wholesale slaughter.
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