haul up on the carpet

haul up on the carpet
questioned, disciplined, give me the third degree
  

If you don't obey every rule, you will be hauled up on the carpet.


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  • haul\ in — • haul in • haul up • pull in v slang To bring before someone in charge for punishment or questioning; arrest. John was hauled in to court for speeding. The tramp was hauled up for sleeping on the sidewalk. Compare: call on the carpet …   Словарь американских идиом

  • haul\ up — • haul in • haul up • pull in v slang To bring before someone in charge for punishment or questioning; arrest. John was hauled in to court for speeding. The tramp was hauled up for sleeping on the sidewalk. Compare: call on the carpet …   Словарь американских идиом

  • haul in — or[haul up] or[pull in] {v.}, {slang} To bring before someone in charge for punishment or questioning; arrest. * /John was hauled in to court for speeding./ * /The tramp was hauled up for sleeping on the sidewalk./ Compare: CALL ON THE CARPET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • haul in — or[haul up] or[pull in] {v.}, {slang} To bring before someone in charge for punishment or questioning; arrest. * /John was hauled in to court for speeding./ * /The tramp was hauled up for sleeping on the sidewalk./ Compare: CALL ON THE CARPET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give me the third degree — question me carefully, haul up on the carpet    The police ask a lot of questions. They give you the third degree …   English idioms

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