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clamp down (on)

verb

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to put a stop to (something) by the use of force
  • the need to clamp down on petty crime in the city

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“Clamp down (on).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clamp%20down%20%28on%29. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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