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A slap on the wrist


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A slap on the wrist means to get a gentle reprimand.


Sample Usage

1. When the teacher pulled Kartik up for dozing, it was a slap on the wrist for him.

2. The father gave his young son a slap on the wrist when he hid himself too close to the refrigerator.


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