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can't fight one's way out of a paper bag

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can't fight one's way out of a paper bag

verb phrase

To be a very weak or ineffective puncher; put up a poor showing (1940s+ Prizefight)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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