stick to beat (someone) with


British, informal
: something that is used to attack or punish (someone) or to make an attack or punishment seem reasonable or right
These charges have given her opponents a new stick to beat her with.

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“Stick to beat (someone) with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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