slap with

phrasal verb

slapped with; slapping with; slaps with
US, informal
: to punish (someone) with (a fine, lawsuit, etc.)
The judge slapped the company with a fine for polluting the river.

Examples of slap with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Uvalde shooting victims’ families file suit against gunmaker, Meta, and Microsoft Live Nation slapped with class-action suit after DOJ investigation Jenny Goldsberry - May 24, 2024 4:01 pm Fetterman helps free American detained in Turks and Caicos over ammunition... Jenny Goldsberry, The Washington Examiner, 14 June 2024 The movie, which got slapped with a D CinemaScore, stars Crowe as an actor who starts to behave irrationally on the set of his latest horror film, prompting his daughter to investigate whether something more sinister is afoot. Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 June 2024 And if not, they’d be slapped with an antitrust lawsuit. Gal Luft, Foreign Affairs, 15 Oct. 2013 In July 2016, the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum and the former Chopped Canada host were slapped with a tax lien by the state of California. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 1 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for slap with 

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“Slap with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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