give it laldy

give it laldy

To act with energy and enthusiasm. Primarily heard in Scotland. He got a raise because he's really given it laldy with this project.
See also: give

give it laldy

do something with vigour or enthusiasm. Scottish
Laldy or laldie , as in give someone laldy , means ‘a punishment or beating’.
1993 Irvine Welsh Trainspotting A chorus… echoes throughout the pub. Auld, toothless Willie Shane is giein it laldy.
See also: give
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We were treated to music from Heather Small from M People and although I loved seeing actress Emma jump on stage and give it laldy, the highlight had to be seeing small charities walk away with cheques for up to PS1million.
KOP THIS: Gerry Marsden and Reds coach Ronnie Moran give it laldy
He said: "We get into a huddle and basically psyche each other up so we can give it laldy.
I enjoyed the salty, smoky pork terrine (served with pickles and some lovely sourdough bread with a lovely dark, chewy crust), but it was perhaps a touch under-seasoned and I had to give it laldy with the black pepper.
Look out for The Mystic Sheiks of Morocco, who pop up at the theme bars to give it laldy.
Catholic church leaders and at least one MSP (all of whom clearly have far too much time on their hands) claim the Hokey Cokey pokes fun at priests and now the Rangers fans are set to give it laldy at Ibrox this afternoon.
They marched off waving their flags and looked as though they really wanted to give it laldy, but couldn't quite get things going.
Players take their guitars to games and the Loons give it laldy before kick-off.