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Idioms and Phrases

Produce, especially on a keyboard, as in I can pound out another résumé , or She was pounding out song after song on the piano . [c. 1900]

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The wireless man turned to his printer and began to pound out the message on the keyboard.

But of course, that was the thing they had found in the passage, which Ricky had used to pound out their answer to Rupert.

Then the young girl began to pound out the Raindrop Prelude while the other turned over the pages.

If you put me in a stamp-mill you couldn't pound out anything else.

The Indians came to Isle Royale to pound out native copper from the rocks.

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