from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A one-two punch.
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- n. A quick one-touch play between two players.
- n. A one-two punch; two punches delivered in rapid succession
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What many have described as a "one-two" punch left the complex without its normal power supply (electricity from the grid) and also knocked out its backup power supply (a set of diesel generators), a condition known as a "station blackout."
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The equaliser represented a one-two punch from two of Arsenal's less heralded old boys, Philippe Senderos heading a corner back for Steve Sidwell to nod home, but Zamora's goal was a giddy moment for the home crowd.
The substitute Daniel Alves smashed a shot against the post after a brilliant one-two with Messi around 15 minutes from time but neither side was able to find a winner ahead of next week's second leg at Camp Nou.
The Italy midfielder scored his first with a lucky ricochet with four minutes to go after playing a one-two with Mirko Vucinic before making the game safe in injury time, firing a 25-metre volley through the legs of the Milan goalkeeper, Christian Abbiati.
The hosts did not have to wait long for a second, which arrived when Keith Andrews played a neat one-two with Michael Chopra and cracked a rising shot past Joe Murphy from just inside the area.
Rooney had chances to score at Villa Park but, other than the shot he blazed over the bar from 15 yards in the 87th minute after a slick one-two with Michael Carrick, they were all from outside the area.
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