ass in a sling

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ass in a sling

rude slang A phrase used to describe a severe punishment for a wrongdoing. When the boss finds out I haven't handed in my budget yet, I'll have my ass in a sling. Aw man, Mrs. Davis really put my ass in a sling. Could you hear the yelling all the way down the hall?
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