whoop-ass

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whoop-ass

slang Physical violence (against someone). Usually used in a jocular or pseudo-serious threat. If that punk doesn't shut up soon, I'm gonna have to go over there and give him some whoop-ass! Don't make me open a can of whoop ass on y'all.
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If you really want to rattle Theresa May these days, call her nebulous and she'll leap over the despatch box to open Corbyn a can of whoop-ass.
And don't bank on Brighton boss Chris Hughton trying to open a jar of whoop-ass, even if he could find one.
A rare peek inside a can of whoop-ass. US Troops on a transport plane bound for Afghanistan.
How does a girl untrained in the ways of the Jedi get to open up a can of whoop-ass on Kylo Ren?
A needle tip tapers quickly into flat blunt, trailing edges flanged into cutting edges that open up a serious can of bullfrog whoop-ass that assures solid anchoring and sure recovery.
Reading Pym is like opening a big can of whoop-ass and then marveling--gleefully--at all the mayhem that ensues." MAGGIE GALEHOUSE
I can ice people out and I can definitely harbour revenge." Forget to put the recycling out or run out of tofu and I bet she'll open a can of macrobiotic whoop-ass on ya.
This prompted a swift two-cop whoop-ass, who stomped both drivers back into the gutter in a quick display of force.
But, of course, this wouldn't be a Rambo movie unless he actually "opened a can of whoop-ass" on anyone getting in his way.
Guillermo Canas (110-1 on Betfair) has already served up a whole can of whoop-ass twice to Fed this year - on hard courts.
Sondre Lerche - the innocent, slight-of-build, charismatic and polite Norwegian pop artist - is an unlikely candidate to open a can of whoop-ass. But the title track on his new record is a clear threat.
The girl with the frequent flyer accent - it goes from L8 to LA fifty times a day - immediately played the Scouse card after she bit, scratched and generally opened a supersized can of whoop-ass on puny fashion designer Scott Henshall.
He added: "This is a whole can of whoop-ass all combined here."
Impatient teammate Mike Watts threatens to open up a can of whoop-ass before tensions subside.
After John McCain opened a can of whoop-ass on the tax-cut-touting Bush during the New Hampshire campaign, beating the Texan 49 percent to 31 percent, press sages declared that even Republicans had no interest in tax cuts.