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get socked with sth

mainly US
to suddenly receive a lot of something that causes you problems: If you don't pay your credit card bill on time, you'll get socked with a huge late fee.
Translations of “get socked with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 碰上一堆(麻煩事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 碰上一堆(麻烦事)…
(Definition of get socked with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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