slap sth on/onto (sth/sb) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “slap sth on/onto (sth/sb)” in the English Dictionary

"slap sth on/onto (sth/sb)" in British English

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slap sth on/onto (sth/sb)

informal disapproving
phrasal verb with slap uk   us   /slæp/ verb [T] (-pp-)
to ​force a ​rule, ​tax, ​punishment, etc. to be ​obeyed or ​received: The ​government has ​slapped more ​tax on ​cigarettes. The ​librarianslapped a ​fine on him for ​returning the ​books late.
(Definition of slap sth on/onto (sth/sb) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slap sth on/onto (sth/sb)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 强制实施,强制执行, 强制(某人)接受…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強制實施,強制執行, 強制(某人)接受…
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