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Definición de “throw the book at sb” en inglés

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throw the book at sb

to severely punish someone: After the accident, the safety inspector threw the book at the company directors.
Traducciones de “throw the book at sb”
en chino (tradicionál) 狠狠責罰(某人)…
en chino (simplificado) 狠狠责罚(某人)…
(Definition of throw the book at sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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