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soak it on him

[cf, OED soak (dry) to impoverish obs. → 1687; US slang soak overcharge, sock it to him to attack vigorously DAS] phr. to over-charge: 1963 These people just try to suck the life out of you but Evans will still doctor them for a few shillings. I tell him I would soak it on them (Cottmart 124). (Black)

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Last update: 2011-10-04 13:38
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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