Slap in - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
To insert someone or something into something or some place, especially very quickly, casually, or suddenly. A noun or pronoun can be used between "slap" and "in." You'll need to slap in a new battery to get it working again. The policeman slapped the man in handcuffs and led him away from the scene of the crime. I slapped the CD in and threw myself down on the bed to listen to it.
slap someone in something
Fig. Inf. to put or throw someone in jail or prison. The sheriff slapped the crooks in jail. Do you want me to slap you in jail?
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Summary: Alabama Victory is a slap in
the face to the GOP and the 'Alt-Reich'
It also represents a "huge slap in
the face of efforts taken to restart Palestinian-Israeli negotiations aimed at the incarnation of a two-state solution based on well-known international references and the Arab Peace Initiative," it added.
"It was a slap in
the face," Morfin Vargas told THE NEW AMERICAN.
Officially, the group claimed that such surveillance would be a slap in
the face for foreign students.
Councillor Charles Forbes said: "His letter is a slap in
the face for us."
The picture also is a slap in
the face to a president and attorney general who permitted and later tried to justify the behavior it depicted.