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  • 1A pair of punches delivered in quick succession with alternate hands.
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    • 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.
    • She served up a spectacular one-two punch in her first two years as a pro.
  • 2chiefly Soccer A move in which a player plays a short pass to a teammate and moves forward to receive an immediate return pass: the midfielder played a one-two with Dowie
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    • From the free-kick, Williams race forward, played a one-two with Reeves again, before firing home from tight angle.
    • Murphy moved forward with a one-two with Black, the slither proceeded to McAvoy.
    • Poborsky goes on a surging run, cuts in from the right, picks up a lovely one-two from a team-mate on the edge of the box and shoots just over the United bar.

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