receiving end

receiving end

n.
The position in which one is subject to an often unpleasant action or effect: elderly patients on the receiving end of Medicare cutbacks.

receiv′ing end`


n.
the position in which one is subject to some action or effect, esp. an unpleasant one (usu. used in the phrase at or on the receiving end).
[1930–35]
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"It is always about the way people on the receiving end feel," he said.
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And having been on the receiving end of a 4-0 thrashing, he could be forgiven for wondering what he has let himself in for.
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