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a kick up the arse/backside

UK (US a kick in the butt/pants) offensive
If you give someone a kick up the arse, you do or say something to try to stop them being lazy.
Translations of “a kick up the arse/backside”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鞭策, 教訓,督促(使其不再懶惰)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鞭策, 教训,督促(使其不再懒惰)…
(Definition of a kick up the arse/backside from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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