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English definition of “get it in the neck”

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get it in the neck

UK informal
to be punished or severely criticized for something that you have done: Poor old Bob got it in the neck for being late.
Translations of “get it in the neck”
in Chinese (Traditional) 受到懲罰, 遭到嚴厲指責…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受到惩罚, 遭到严厉指责…
(Definition of get it in the neck from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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