come down hard

come down hard

in. to come out of a drug use session badly. (Drugs.) Mike came down hard, and it took them a long time to calm him down.
See also: come, down, hard
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targets who And, HMRChas made it clear that it will come down hard on any businesses flouting the law whether through ignorance or otherwise.
She will hate her mother for not having had the courage and strength of character to come down hard on her, draw clear boundary lines, and provide her with some moral direction, all because she had a need to win the neighbourhood parental popularity contest and be universally regarded as "the cool mom.