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English definition of “short sharp shock”

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short sharp shock

(describing or relating to) punishment that is quick and effective: He's in favour of the short sharp shock treatment for young offenders.
Translations of “short sharp shock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速而有效的懲罰, (懲罰)快速而有效的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速而有效的惩罚, (惩罚)快速而有效的…
(Definition of short sharp shock from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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