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be heavy on sb

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to treat or punish someone severely: I think his parents are being a bit heavy on him.
Translations of “be heavy on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲對待(某人), 嚴厲懲罰(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉对待(某人), 严厉惩罚(某人)…
(Definition of be heavy on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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