Thesaurus / bang


Without fans, referees could more clearly hear the contact they would otherwise miss on bang-bang plays, not to mention the complaints from players and coaches.WHY HAVE NBA OFFENSES BEEN SO GOOD IN THE BUBBLE?MIKE PRADAAUGUST 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
E-commerce may have plunged into a coma of sorts when India’s coronavirus lockdown started at the end of March, but five months later it’s back with a bang.INDIANS ARE NOW SPENDING MORE ON E-COMMERCE THAN THEY DID IN 2019ANANYA BHATTACHARYAAUGUST 19, 2020QUARTZ
The collaboration has not worked out every detail of a cyclic cosmos with no bang and no crunch, much less shown that we live in one.BIG BOUNCE SIMULATIONS CHALLENGE THE BIG BANGCHARLIE WOODAUGUST 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
They, like other banged-up teams, also had the time they needed for injuries to heal.WHO’S WHO IN THE NBA BUBBLE: THE TEAMS JUST ALONG FOR THE RIDEJARED DUBINJULY 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The hope was to lock in some of the deep carbon emission reductions brought on by the global slowdown—with the added benefit that green government spending can get more bang for the buck than traditional stimulus measures.THE WORLD IS BLOWING ITS CHANCE FOR A GREEN RECOVERY FROM COVID-19TIM MCDONNELLJULY 9, 2020QUARTZ
Bang went the fragile bulb, as it splintered into a thousand atoms, and the mercury shot in sparkling globules over the table.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Garnache closed the door upon him with a bang, and smiled quietly as he turned to Valerie.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Miss Boutts replied that they were too busy in the daytime, but were asked once a week to a "bang-up" affair.ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Immediately the door was opened just enough to let the two men glide in; then it was shut with a bang and bolted.THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
She closed the stove door with a bang, and approaching, assisted in removing Edna's dripping mackintosh.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN


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