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stick it to someone

Inf. to give someone a problem; to confront someone. They stuck it to me about the stopped-up drain. He was late, and the boss really stuck it to him.
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stick it to somebody

to punish someone who did something wrong earlier If you fail to pay enough estimated tax, the IRS will really stick it to you.
Related vocabulary: get back at somebody
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stick it to

Slang
To treat severely or wrongfully.
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