get it in the neck Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “get it in the neck” in the English Dictionary

"get it in the neck" in British English

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get it in the neck

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