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give it laldy

To act with energy and enthusiasm. Primarily heard in Scotland. He got a raise because he's really given it laldy with this project.
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give it laldy

do something with vigour or enthusiasm. Scottish
Laldy or laldie , as in give someone laldy , means ‘a punishment or beating’.
1993 Irvine Welsh Trainspotting A chorus… echoes throughout the pub. Auld, toothless Willie Shane is giein it laldy.
See also: give
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He said: "We get into a huddle and basically psyche each other up so we can give it laldy.
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as do I, because after hearing Beyonce, I argued that it wasn't a patch on Whitney Houston who really gave it laldy at the 1991 Super Bowl.
Scores of them were thumping drums throughout the match and there was even a brass band giving it laldy every few minutes.
Even without our man giving it laldy, there was never any chance Johnson would have been heard outside his home - a crowd had gathered to boo him, jeer him and call him "scum".
As far as I could tell from the pictures showing them emerging from an up-market restaurant, no one was remotely unsteady on their feet or giving it laldy with a final chorus of I Will Survive.
Three stands were packed with more than 11,000 punters, Bairns bouncing in one and Killie fans giving Paper Roses laldy in the others.
They also work together whenever possible on Keith's Edinburgh-based performance school Gie It Laldy - a training ground for talented youngsters.
When he does the whole party stops and gathers round giving it laldy, which is when Dynamite bursts into the room wearing a red puffy ski jacket to re-enact the video.