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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.
See also: give

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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Jackie Bird would love it give it laldy as Cher in Stars in Their Eyes, Sanjeev would be James Brown and I'd be Axl Rose ''
He was sitting there with a face like thunder in the restaurant while this crowd of bears in the bar decided to give it pure laldy with him."
It was recorded during his sell-out 19-night run at the SSE Hydro in October - a feat which saw him receive the Gie It Laldy award from the Glasgow arena for selling more tickets than any other solo artist.
The German looked totally confused as he was asked the meanings of "stramash", "haste ye back" and "gieing it laldy".
"We got a free-kick and I said to Wrighty', Griff 's no' bad at the free-kicks ...' "Next thing I was up giving it laldy, 'there you go, ya beauty', I was giving him some.
We were treated to music from Heather Small from M People and although I loved seeing actress Emma jump on stage and give it laldy, the highlight had to be seeing small charities walk away with cheques for up to PS1million.
KOP THIS: Gerry Marsden and Reds coach Ronnie Moran give it laldy
Clochoderick Press aims to provide platformsfor the publication of individual works, such as collections of poetry or novels, and by showcasing individual pieces of work through its literary journal Laldy.
He said: "We get into a huddle and basically psyche each other up so we can give it laldy."
FIRED UP Henderson gives it laldy at Ally Pally after burning past Daryl Gurney and now he's ready to take out Rob Cross, inset
BARB: O'Neill; GIVING IT LALDY: Hibs boss Bobby Williamson tells ref Mike McCurry exactly what he thinks of him