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a slap on the wrist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha slap on the wrista slap on the wristPUNISHa punishment that you think is not severe enough slap
Examples from the Corpus
a slap on the wristThey just gave him a slap on the wrist then and that enabled him to go out and kill my husband.So instead of a slap on the wrist I got promoted to high-flying executive symptoms.In the past, officers who mistreated prisoners often received a mere slap on the wrist.The fine was so low, it was little more than a slap on the wrist.
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