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English definition of “swing for it”

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swing for it

UK informal
to be punished severely for something that has happened: If there's an error in the calculations, you know who'll swing for it!
Translations of “swing for it”
in Chinese (Traditional) 被嚴懲,受到嚴厲懲罰…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被严惩,受到严厉惩罚…
(Definition of swing for it from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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