sock it to someone

sock it to someone

INFORMAL
If you sock it to someone, you say or do something to them in a very forceful way. Every time you go against your old team, you want to sock it to them. She's great and really socks it to her co-star Bill Irwin.
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sock it to someone

attack someone vigorously or make a forceful impression on them in some other way. informal
1991 Baseball Today Chicago socked it to the other teams in the American league.
See also: sock