Tuesday, January 5, 2016

To give short shrift

To give short shrift - if you get or are given short shrift by someone, you are treated without sympathy and given little attention.

Example - "He'll get short shrift from me if he starts complaining about money again now that I know how much he earns."

Image - http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2005/05/02/science/ugly.583.1.jpg

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