To give [someone] stick
I got a lot of stick for dropping out of university and choosing to travel the world instead, but I think it was a good decision for me.
I just know my teacher is going to give me stick for not having completed my homework!
Timothy’s family gave him a lot of stick for choosing to marry someone whom they didn’t approve of, but even his parents have to admit that the couple get on like a house on fire.
- Best of both worlds(3/3/2020)
- A blessing in disguise(3/3/2020)
- A dime a dozen(3/3/2020)