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come/suffer under the lash

to be ​severelycriticized: The ​salesteam came under the lash for ​poorresults.
(Definition of come/suffer under the lash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come/suffer under the lash”
in Chinese (Simplified) 受到严厉批评,遭到痛斥…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受到嚴厲批評,遭到痛斥…
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