catch it in the neck(redirected from catch in the neck)
catch it in the neck
To receive a very severe rebuke, scolding, or punishment for one's actions. Primarily heard in UK. Boy, I really caught it in the neck for screwing up the Lawson account. I'm lucky I didn't lose my job! I'm really going to catch it in the neck if my parents notice this dent in the car!
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