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catch heat

To be the target of someone's anger. If I miss curfew again, I'm really going to catch heat from my parents.
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This is not Chance The Rapper's first time catching heat from fans.
Derby moved the ball about QUICKLY around the Key, catching Heat a little cold in the opening exchanges.
But Apple is catching heat for not having quickly addressed the issue, even after Oracle distributed its own patch in February.
agency catching heat over poor management of a multi-million dollar computer project is the National Institutes of Health.
A professor at Florida Atlantic University is catching heat from Newtown officials for his startling claim that the massacre at Newtown, which resulted in the deaths of 20 children and six adults, didn't happen the way it was portrayed by the media.
It's also worth pointing out that shows such as "Citizen Khan" are catching heat for the same types of jokes that Seth McFarlane gets away with on a weekly basis on "Family Guy." Moreover, shows from "All in the Family" to "Saturday Night Live" have practiced insult-everybody ethnic humor for decades, not only living to tell about it but also emerging as classics of the form.
After catching heat over One Direction, do you think Hilton will give up blogging to become a regular Broadway star?