put through the mangle meaning


    Definition of put through the mangle in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. IDI Alternative form of put through the wringer.
      1. A big beast of the men's field was put through the mangle then dumped out of Wimbledon as Rafael Nadal fell at around 10.06pm to Lukas Rosol, a Czech debutant who will never forget this Thursday evening in south-west London.
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    Meaning of put through the mangle for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "put through the mangle" is a verb.
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