a trip to the woodshed

a trip to the woodshed

An act or instance of punishment or reproval, especially when done discreetly or privately. He'll be taking a trip to the woodshed when his father hear what he's done. The boss gave me a trip to the woodshed for my failure to secure the Goldblum account.
See also: trip, woodshed

trip to the woodshed

An instance of being reprimanded or punished.
See also: trip, woodshed