sock it to
phrasal slang to subject to or as if to a vigorous assault <
they may let you off the first time…but the second time they'll sock it to you — James Jones
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sock it to — ► sock it to informal make a forceful impression on. Main Entry: ↑sock …   English terms dictionary

  • sock it to — phrasal slang : to act, speak, or express oneself forcefully or violently to they may let you off the first time … but the second time they ll sock it to you James Jones he really socked it to her … he had a great talent for obscenity and filth… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sock it to — vp To do something (unpleasant) to someone. The IRS reallysocked it to Margie s father. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • sock it to — (smb) give everything one is capable of The president socked it to the audience with his speech at the convention …   Idioms and examples

  • sock it to someone — informal phrase to say or do something to someone in a very strong and direct way When it was her turn to speak, she stood up and socked it to them. Thesaurus: talking in a direct waysynonym Main entry: sock * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • sock it to somebody — ˈsock it to sb idiom (informal humorous) to do sth or tell sb sth in a strong and effective way • Go in there and sock it to em! Main entry: ↑sockidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sock it to me! — exclam. Come on, let me have it! (Refers to bad news.) □ Come on! I can take it. Sock it to me! □ Sock it to me, man. I’m ready …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • sock it to me — tell me, give it to me, hit me, shoot    It s bad news, he said. Sock it to me, I said …   English idioms

  • sock it to someone — informal to say or do something to someone in a very strong and direct way When it was her turn to speak, she stood up and socked it to them …   English dictionary

  • sock it to someone — informal attack or make a forceful impression on someone. → sock …   English new terms dictionary

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