put foot to ass(redirected from somebody puts foot to ass)
put foot to ass
1. To physically attack one; to beat one up. I'll put foot to ass if I ever see you talking to my girlfriend again.
2. To scold, berate, or upbraid someone, especially in order to achieve desired results. The team looked lifeless the entire first half. Coach Tucker needs to go into that locker room at half time and put foot to ass.
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