In today’s “English Idioms for Newcomers“, let’s take a look at this expression: Be Put or Go through the Wringer.
What does “be put/go through the wringer” mean?
- to go through difficulty, punishment, or unpleasant experience.
- The internal investigation has really put the officer through the wringer.
- Between losing her job, and divorce hearings, the foreclosure of her house, she’s really been through the wringer lately.
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