both candidates came out swinging.
Meaning: To “come out swinging”
comes from the aggressive act of swinging your arms to punch someone or an
object to hurt others. It’s used as an
expression to depict someone mounting a verbal attack on someone
aggressively. In this example, Emilio
describes the politicians having a debate which probably involved strong
accusations, strong/aggressive behavior or language to attack each other.
the middle of dinner, I’m going to come out swinging at him when he
violent. I’m sure there’s a rational
explanation. However, that doesn’t give
you the right to attack someone physically.
people and think you’re violent.