take (some) heat

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take (some) heat

To receive and enduring some amount of criticism or scorn, especially for a perceived mistake or wrongdoing. We expect to take some heat for this decision, but we know that it is the right one for the company. The president has been taking heat for his comments about refugees.
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take some heat

verb
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Often enough, government takes heat for something it does that makes things worse, or gets criticized for taking far too much time and money to do something it ought to have done long ago.
A condensing boiler recycles and takes heat from the exhaust gases, while in a traditional boiler, these gases are lost into the atmosphere.
The building will feature 221 solar panels on the roof and a heat pump which takes heat from underground to provide heat and cooling for the building.
Another efficient option is the heat pump unit, which takes heat from the surrounding air and transfers it to the water in the tank--the same principle that runs a refrigerator, but in reverse.
As water evaporates from the pads, it takes heat with it, and cool air is discharged where it's needed.
The palette darkens sharply, along with the film's tone, when Ludo's cross-dressing antics begin to have deeper repercussions within his family, as dad (Jean-Philippe Ecoffey) takes heat from his boss (whose son is the object of Ludo's affections), mom spars with her son's stymied psychiatrist, and brothers bail out altogether when the ostracized Ludo is attacked by their friends.