But then again, he would probably not want to go through the wringer a second time.
I was angry that good people were run through the wringer of a corrupt, unforgiving system.
He degraded her and he really put her through the wringer, but she survived that and stayed with him anyway.
Have a cup of coffee; you sure look as though you've been through a wringer.
Get a strong barrel and a pounder—such as used by washerwomen; also a wringer.
He danced him over the ironing tables, the stove, and the mangles, and out into the wash-room and over the wringer and washer.
But close—say, that man's so close he puts every copper through the wringer.
There's the week's clothes to go through the wringer, but I know what soldiers is for a wringer; they can't leave it alone.
Judging from his looks, he might have been run through a wringer.
Thin th' Cap had it put on a typewriter, an' r-run through a wringer.
Intoxicated with or addicted to narcotics (1960s+ Narcotics)