punching bag

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punching bag(
puhn
-
chihng
 
bahg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sports)
a. el saco de boxeo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The boxer put his gloves on and spent 20 minutes training with a punching bag.El boxeador se puso los guantes y pasó 20 minutos entrenando con un saco de boxeo.
2. (helpless victim)
a. el chivo expiatorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Manuel offered up Carlos as a punching bag to distract people from his own corruption.Manuel usó a Carlos como chivo expiatorio para distraer a la gente de su propia corrupción.
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punching bag [ˈpʌntʃɪŋbæɡ]
noun
(US)
punch bag See culture box in entry punch.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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