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Catch hell

DEFINITION

Reprimanded. Punished physically or verbally .(Compare to Rake over the coals, Tongue-lashing, Tell-off, Send to the woodpile or Put in their place.)

“When my dad discovers I wrecked his car, I’m going to catch hell.”

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