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A pair of punches in quick succession, especially with alternate hands.[as modifier] ‘a one-two punch’
- ‘She served up a spectacular one-two punch in her first two years as a pro.’
- ‘The angel looked up in time to be knocked back again by a one-two punch from Shadow.’
- ‘But if Pentham's goal was a real sucker punch then the one-two combination in the first four minutes had Teachers reeling on the ropes.’
- ‘Woo, who had previously tackled kung fu as well as staid dramedies, set about changing that with the one-two punch of The Killer and then Hard Boiled.’
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