slap on


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Verb1.slap on - apply carelessly; "slap some paint onto the wall"
apply, put on - apply to a surface; "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"
Translations

w>slap on

vt sep (inf)
(= apply carelessly) paint, make-updraufklatschen (inf)
(= put on top)draufklatschen (inf); (fig) tax, moneydraufhauen (inf); to slap an injunction/a fine on somebodyjdm eine einstweilige Verfügung/eine Geldstrafe verpassen (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Indeed, he seemed in the most cheerful spirits, whistling as he moved about among the tables, with a merry word or a slap on the shoulder for the more favoured of his guests.
Don Quixote gave himself a great slap on the forehead and began to laugh heartily, and said he, "Why, I have not been wandering, either in the Sierra Morena or in the whole course of our sallies, but barely two months, and thou sayest, Sancho, that it is twenty years since I promised thee the island.