Translation of "throw the book at sb" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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throw the book at sb

to severely punish someone

狠狠责罚(某人)
After the accident, the safety inspector threw the book at the company directors. 事故发生之后,安全督查员狠狠批评了公司的管理人员。

(Translation of “throw the book at sb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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