There are 2 main translations of punch in French:

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punch

British English: /pʌn(t)ʃ/
American English: /pən(t)ʃ/

noun

  • 1 (blow) to give somebody a punch
    donner un coup de poing à quelqu'un
    she gave him a punch on the nose/on the chin
    elle lui a donné un coup de poing dans le nez/au menton
    to hit somebody in the face with a punch
    donner un coup de poing dans la figure de quelqu'un
  • 2 [figurative] (forcefulness) (of person)
    (of style, performance)
    it lacks punch
    ça manque de nerf
    a slogan with a bit more punch
    un slogan plus frappant
  • 3 (tool) (for leather)
    alène (f)
    (for metal)
    perçoir (m)
    (Computing)

transitive verb

  • 1 (hit) See examples: to punch somebody in the face
    donner un coup de poing dans la figure de quelqu'un
    to punch somebody on the nose/on the chin
    donner un coup de poing dans le nez/au menton de quelqu'un
    to punch somebody hard
    frapper quelqu'un très fort avec le poing
    he was punched and kicked
    on lui a donné des coups de poing et des coups de pied
  • 3 (make hole in) (manually)
    (in machine) (ticket)
    to punch holes in something (in paper, leather)
    faire des trous dans quelque chose
    (in metal)
    perforer quelque chose

Idioms

[informal]
to pack a punch

(cocktail)
être corsé
(book, film)
avoir un fort impact

to pull no punches

[literal] [figurative]

Phrasal verbs

punch in

punch in [something], punch [something] in (Computing)
(data)

punch out

punch out [something], punch [something] out (shape)
découper quelque chose à l'emporte-pièce
to punch out a number on the phone
composer un numéro au téléphone

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There are 2 main translations of punch in French:

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Punch
British English: /pʌn(t)ʃ/
American English: /pən(t)ʃ/

proper noun

Idioms

to be as pleased as Punch

être ravi

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