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give (one) Jesse

obsolete To reprimand or punish someone. The phrase might refer to a "jesse," a strap used in falconry that was also used to strike poor performers of the sport. I'll give you Jesse if you come home after curfew again this weekend!
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New Zealand and Australian neurosurgeons have told his family there is nothing they can really do-an operation to try and remove the cancer would most likely kill Jesse in the process, and because it is benign the usual remedies of chemotherapy and radiation have little impact on it.
En route, Jesse and Celine chatter about the past and the future, including his career as a novelist and her job prospects working for the government.
Fortunately, for the last 40 minutes or so we're with Jesse and Celine in that hotel room -- and the result is riveting, one of the great married-couple back-and-forths to rank with the classic quarrels in Contempt or Scenes From a Marriage.
The other, Peter Hoberg (Richard Jenkins), Jesse's second favourite teacher, is the reason he goes to Ohio, having been invited to his retirement dinner.
Before Landmark, Jesse was a consultant with a financial services executive search firm in Dubai.
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After reviewing 449 candidates for the position, The Associated Press has appointed Jesse Washington, AP's entertainment editor, its new "race and ethnicity" writer.
13, Jesse was in the woods with his friends playing war, moving through the understory with his paintball gun - unaware that he was about to become a very real casualty.