lace into
lace into lace into, v. t. To attack vigorously; -- used of physical or verbal attacks; as, the boss laced into him for coming to the meeting late. [PJC]

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  • lace\ into — • lace into • tie into v informal To attack physically or with words; begin to hit or criticize. The boxer laced into his opponent. The critics laced into the new movie. Syn.: lay into, rip into Compare: give it to …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lace into — verb hit violently, as in an attack • Syn: ↑lam into, ↑tear into, ↑pitch into, ↑lay into • Hypernyms: ↑hit • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • lace into — or[tie into] {v.}, {informal} To attack physically or with words; begin to hit or criticize. * /The boxer laced into his opponent./ * /The critics laced into the new movie./ Syn.: LAY INTO, RIP INTO. Compare: GIVE IT TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lace into — or[tie into] {v.}, {informal} To attack physically or with words; begin to hit or criticize. * /The boxer laced into his opponent./ * /The critics laced into the new movie./ Syn.: LAY INTO, RIP INTO. Compare: GIVE IT TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lace into — informal assail or tackle. → lace …   English new terms dictionary

  • lace into — informal 1) Danny laced into him See beat someone up at beat 2) the newspaper laced into the prime minister See criticize …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • lace into — (Slang) to attack with words or physically …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lace into — Verb. To attack, either verbally or physically …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • lace — I n. delicate; exquisite; fine lace II v. 1) (d; intr.) to lace into ( to attack verbally ) (they laced into her for being late) 2) (D; tr.) to lace with ( to add to ) (they laced the punch with rum) * * * [leɪs] exquisite fine lace (D; tr.) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • lace — 1. noun 1) a dress trimmed with white lace Syn: openwork, lacework, tatting; passementerie, needlepoint (lace), filet, bobbin lace, pillow lace, torchon lace, needle lace, point lace, Battenberg lace, Chantilly lace, Mechlin lace, Valenciennes 2) …   Thesaurus of popular words

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