Last modified on 1 June 2014, at 21:52

bang out



to bang out (phrasal verb)

  1. (idiomatic) To do something quickly, in a slipshod, or unprofessional manner.
    I've got this paper due tomorrow, but I think I can bang it out in one night.
    The band were banging out a vaguely recognisable version of the Star Spangled Banner.

Usage notesEdit

  • The object may appear before or after the particle. If the object is a pronoun, then it must be before the particle.