sic on

sic somebody/something on somebody

to cause someone or something to attack someone I'm gonna sic Uncle Steve on you kids if you don't behave. He tried to sic the agency on her to draw attention away from himself.
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of sic (to order a dog to attack)
See also: on, sic

sic on

v.
To urge or incite someone or something to attack or go after someone: The guards sicced dogs on the intruders. They threatened to sic their lawyers on us.
See also: on, sic
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This article investigates the pre-inoculation effect of SIC on thin wall ductile iron castings in comparison with 75% ferrosilicon (FeSi).