land with

phrasal verb

landed with; landing with; lands with
British, informal
: to force (someone) to deal with (something or someone unpleasant)
I always get landed with the washing-up.

Examples of land with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That real ball of energy really landed with the directors. Katcy Stephan, Variety, 22 Nov. 2023 Yet with nary a short film or music video on her IMDb, her feature screenplay landed with A24, which has a track record for bringing playwrights to the big screen (see Jeremy O. Harris and Zola; Annie Baker and Janet Planet). Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Nov. 2023 By comparison Musk’s third Master Plan, which included a pitch for more solar, landed with a thud on Investor Day in March. Bychristiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 20 Nov. 2023 Humor surfaced unexpectedly and the last line landed with a weight that could not be achieved by reading it in solitude. Steven Vargas, Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 2023 The joke doesn’t necessarily land with a nervous Liz, or the other TLC stars who seem eager to hear what else the viral reality star has to say. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 30 Oct. 2023 Though environmentalists have long highlighted the importance of conserving land with trees and grasses as a way to increase carbon storage and allow plants to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, Feldberg says educating the public on the importance of land conservation is still a priority. Troy McMullen, ABC News, 3 Oct. 2023 Roll forward, wait for the weight of the car, gently disengage the brake and release, silently sliding down, and landing with aplomb. Alexandra Cheney, Travel + Leisure, 20 Nov. 2023 The offense looked to be turning the corner against Boise State, putting up 31 points, then landed with a thud at Air Force. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Land with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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