get it in the neck

idiom

British, informal
: to be severely punished or criticized
He really got it in the neck for not finishing the job on time.

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“Get it in the neck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20it%20in%20the%20neck. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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