swing for it Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “swing for it” in the English Dictionary

"swing for it" in British English

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swing for it

UK informal to be ​punishedseverely for something that has ​happened: If there's an ​error in the ​calculations, you ​know who'll swing for it!
(Definition of swing for it from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “swing for it”
in Chinese (Simplified) 被严惩,受到严厉惩罚…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被嚴懲,受到嚴厲懲罰…
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“swing for it” in British English

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