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fix someone's wagon Explained

fix someone's wagon at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Verb

Inter: head » en|verb|head=to fix someone's wagon
  • Inter: idiomati » c To cause injury, distress, or inconvenience to someone, especially as punishment or as a comeuppance.
    1. 1946, John Dreibinger, "Yank Errors Help Browns Win, 8 to 2," New York Times, 24 Jul., p. 31:
    2. : When Randy Gumpert went in to hurl the sixth the Yankees immediately fixed his wagon. Successive errors by Steve Souchock and Stirnweiss, the latter making his first misplay of the year at third base, put two runners on and both counted.
    3. 2004, Simon English, "[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/2877536/Black-%27threatened-to-sue-every-one-of-his-directors%27.html Black 'threatened to sue every one of his directors']," telegraph.co.uk, 19 Feb. (retrieved 21 Oct. 2008):
    4. : According to Mr Breeden, Lord Black said that the libel laws in the UK and Canada would permit him to sue and indicated he would go after the houses of board members. . . . "He was going to fix their wagon good," said Mr Breeden.

      Synonyms

      * take someone down a peg, teach someone a lesson

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » punish

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|給...點兒顏色看|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|给...点儿颜色看|tr=gěi...diǎnr yánsè kàn|sc=Hani

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|antaa opetus


    Inter: trans-botto » m