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(To) catch a tartar

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The meaning of the phrase ‘((To) catch a tartar’ is to attack someone who proves to be much stronger than was expected.

Sample Usage

1. By attacking India, Pakistan caught a tartar.

2. If you try to go against the order of your boss, you will catch a tartar.

3. It is not wise to catch a tartar by opposing him in the election.

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