V n on n
The 'bang' group
These verbs are concerned with striking one thing on another, or catching one thing on another. We include here the verb wipe.
bang catch drum hammer rap slap snag strike wipe
He laughed out loud in his anger, and banged his fists on the steering wheel.
He caught his shirt on a nail.
I stared at the phone and drummed my fingers on my desk.
She set down the serving fork and wiped her hands on a dish towel.