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English definition of “be for the high jump”

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be for the high jump

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to be going to be punished for something you have done wrong
Translations of “be for the high jump”
in Chinese (Traditional) 將受到懲罰…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将受到惩罚…
(Definition of be for the high jump from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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