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break (one's) balls

  • to complain, scold, harass, or nag as to provoke anger.
    My mom's been breaking my balls since Tuesday to mow the lawn.

    Last edited on Apr 13 2014. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To punish.
    If you don't mow that lawn soon I'll break your balls.
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    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To strive or work hard.
    We've been breaking our balls for an hour trying to move this piano.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

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bust (one's) balls

verb

  • to complain, scold, or nag.
    My mom's been busting my balls since Tuesday to mow the lawn.
                                                                  

                                       

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2011. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To strive or work hard.
    We've been busting our balls for an hour trying to move this piano.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To punish.
    If you don't mow that lawn soon I'll bust your balls.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to punish.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

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get off easy

verb

  • to only get light punishment.
                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                           

    Citation from "Family Matters", The Glades (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 10 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

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kneecap

verb - transitive

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lashes with a wet noodle

  • a punishment for something small.
    You deserve 30 lashes with a wet noodle.
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    Last edited on Sep 21 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 21 2009.

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