catch hell

idiom

chiefly US, informal + somewhat impolite
: to be yelled at or criticized in a very angry and severe way
She caught hell (from her boss) for coming in late.

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“Catch hell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catch%20hell. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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