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Definition of 'come down on someone like a ton of bricks'

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Markets come down on you like a ton of bricks. The Sun (2012)His manager would be angry and come down on him like a ton of bricks. Times, Sunday Times (2017)My own father had been the parent who was more likely to come down on me 'like a ton of bricks'. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And if you stepped out of line at all, the weight of the law would come down on you like a ton of bricks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The tough-talking judge warned big names who sign up for the new series he'll come down on them like a ton of bricks. The Sun (2011)The law would only come down on her like a ton of bricks if she was caught again. The Sun (2010)

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