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English definition of “swing for it”

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!Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of swing for it from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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