achieve or perform at a level lower than should be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.' name='description'> punch below one's weight - definition and meaning
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punch below one's weight

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  • verb chiefly UK, idiomatic To achieve or perform at a level lower than should be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.

Etymologies

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An allusion to the sport of boxing.

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