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Koh Elaine
Posted: Monday, February 15, 2021 3:50:27 AM
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She packs a hell of a punch.

What is the meaning of the sentence?

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lazarius
Posted: Monday, February 15, 2021 7:44:31 AM

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Koh Elaine wrote:
She packs a hell of a punch.

https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/pack+a+wallop%2fpunch%2c+to

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pack a punch
Also, pack a wallop.

1. Be capable of a forceful blow; also, deliver a forceful blow. For example, Knowing Bob could pack a wicked punch, they were careful not to anger him, or She swung her handbag, really packing a wallop. [Colloquial; c. 1920]
2. Have a powerful effect, as in That vodka martini packed a wallop. Thomas Wolfe had this figurative usage in a letter (c. 1938): "I think my play, The House, will pack a punch."

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer

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Write Edge
Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 4:10:01 AM

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It could mean she yells a lot, she gets very angry, or she's very loud.
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