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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.
(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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