They can also cause back problems, and will probably cause your bank balance to take a bit of a bashing.
Or, papa got an answer to his newspaper ad and saved a shotgun shell by doing the bashing himself.
John Prescott has clearly learned that rail industry bashing is not the best way to get improved performances and his tone was very conciliatory.
Games Radar is not pleased with the targeting system, saying that it often sticks "to the enemy you just knocked down (and therefore can't attack until he gets up again) while another is bashing you in the back."
Troops were required for sentry duties, galley duties, messroom and general cleaning duties and of course spud bashing.