get it in the neck


get it in the neck
Get it in the neck
(UK) If you get it in the neck, you are punished or criticised for something.

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  • get it in the neck — (informal) To be severely dealt with or hard hit • • • Main Entry: ↑neck * * * get it in the neck british informal phrase to be criticized or punished I’ll probably get it in the neck for this. Thesaurus: to be criticized …   Useful english dictionary

  • get it in the neck — See: CATCH IT IN THE NECK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get it in the neck — See: CATCH IT IN THE NECK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ it\ in\ the\ neck — v. phr. slang To be blamed or punished. Tom got it in the neck because he forgot to close the windows when it rained. Students get it in the neck when they lose library books. Compare: catch it, get what s coming to one Syn.: catch it in the neck …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get it in the neck — tv. to receive something bad, such as punishment or criticism. (See also pain in the neck.) □ You are going to get it in the neck for that remark. □ Jimmy was afraid he’d get it in the neck for being late …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get it in the neck — (UK)    If you get it in the neck, you are punished or criticised for something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get it in the neck — British informal to be criticized or punished I ll probably get it in the neck for this …   English dictionary

  • get it in the neck — ► get (or catch) it in the neck informal be severely criticized or punished. Main Entry: ↑neck …   English terms dictionary

  • get it in the neck — British & Australian, informal to be punished or criticized for something that you have done. It always seems to be the chairman of these football clubs who gets it in the neck when the team does badly …   New idioms dictionary

  • Get it in the neck — be reprimanded or punished severely …   Dictionary of Australian slang