throw the book at someone


throw the book at someone
expr sl
1)

They threw the book at him — Они дали ему срок на полную катушку

The cop took me to the station and threw the book at me — Полицейский отвел меня в участок и оформил протокол, согласно которому я его чуть с понтом не убил

The judge threatened to throw the book at me — Судья пригрозил, что приговорит меня к максимальному сроку заключения

2)

The boss is going to throw the book at you — Шеф хочет наказать тебя по всем правилам

If you spend more than fifty pounds on that account again without referring the matter to me, I'll throw the book at you — Если ты еще раз потратишь более пятидесяти фунтов по этой статье и не поставишь меня в известность, то я приму в отношении тебя соответствующие меры

3) AmE

You just looked at me and threw the book at me — Одного твоего взгляда было достаточно, чтобы покорить меня


Новый англо-русский словарь современной разговорной лексики. - М.:«Русский язык-Медиа» . . 2003.

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  • throw the book at someone — informal phrase to punish someone very severely If a teacher does anything wrong, they throw the book at him. Thesaurus: to punish someonesynonym punishment of being legally killedhyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw the book at someone — If you throw the book at someone, you punish them as severely as possible …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • throw the book at someone — throw the book at (someone) informal to punish or criticize someone as severely as possible. It was the fifth time Frank had been arrested for drink driving, so the judge threw the book at him …   New idioms dictionary

  • throw the book at someone —    If you throw the book at someone, you punish them as severely as possible.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Throw the book at someone —   If you throw the book at someone, you punish them as severely as possible …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • throw the book at someone — tv. [for the police] to charge someone with everything possible; [for a judge] to find someone guilty of everything possible. (As if one were being charged with violating all the laws in a law book.) □ The judge wanted to throw the book at Bruno …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • throw the book at someone — informal to punish someone very severely If a teacher does anything wrong, they throw the book at him …   English dictionary

  • throw the book at — (someone) informal to punish or criticize someone as severely as possible. It was the fifth time Frank had been arrested for drink driving, so the judge threw the book at him …   New idioms dictionary

  • throw the book at — (informal) 1. To administer a lengthy and detailed reproof to 2. To punish severely • • • Main Entry: ↑book * * * I informal charge or punish (someone) as severely as possible II …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw the book at sb — INFORMAL ► to punish someone as severely as possible for breaking the law: »The US tax authorities threw the book at the European accountancy group over its tax saving schemes. Main Entry: ↑throw …   Financial and business terms

  • throw the book at — ► throw the book at informal charge or punish (someone) as severely as possible. Main Entry: ↑book …   English terms dictionary

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