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A Slap on the Wrist

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A very mild punishment.
This is used in the context when one receives not so severe punishment for the deeds he does.

Sample Usage

1)I received a slap on the wrist when I did not obey my father's orders.

2)Rahul received a slap on the wrist when he opened his mother's purse without her permission.

3)Peter gave a slap on the wrist to his neighbour's daughter when she tried to sneak into his house without his knowledge.

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