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take a hosing

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take a hosing

verb phrase

To be cheated or duped; be unfairly used: The average worker and his family think they're taking a hosing (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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