clamp down (on somebody)


clamp down (on somebody)
ˌclamp ˈdown (on sb/sth) derived
to take strict action in order to prevent sth, especially crime

a campaign by police to clamp down on street crime

The US government is clamping down on drugs.

related noun clampdown
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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