Make physical contact, either forcefully or sexually. For example, Stop pushing—there's no need to get physical, or Thirteen is too young to get physical in that way. [Slang; second half of 1900s]
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In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
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And with the dance sequence, we wanted something very physical.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But this physical involvement, or lack of it, is only part of the problem.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If the operation caused no physical damage, it would be in bounds.
The foreman's immense voice, explaining machines and tools, caused physical vibrations in her.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
The two enjoyed a mutual understanding from which he was excluded, a private intimacy that was spiritual, mental,— physical.
Its continued presence in pulmonary tuberculosis is, however, a grave prognostic sign, even when the physical signs are slight.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
I rejoice in being able to say that the general tendency of the speeches was towards universal Emancipation, mental and physical.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
His entire being now relaxed itself; and his physical system found relief in long, deep sighs.