on the arm
- adjBritishbribed, corrupted. An instance of police and criminal slang.► Don't worry, we've got a prison officer on the arm.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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put the arm on — phrasal slang 1. : to ask for money put the arm on a rich alumnus and got enough for a new gymnasium 2. : to hold up : hijack put the arm on a big load of furs * * * put the arm on (N Am inf … Useful english dictionary
put the arm on — (someone) American, informal to try to force someone to do something. If he won t pay up, we ll get Rick to put the arm on him … New idioms dictionary
put the arm on — to extort money etc. from (a person) by threats of violence The imagery is from wrestling. Also as put the black on, where black is a shortened form of blackmail, and put the burn on, from burn3. And as put the bite on, put the muscle on … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
put the arm on — or put the bite on phrasal to ask for money … New Collegiate Dictionary
put the arm on — idi Slang. a) to solicit or borrow money from b) to use force or violence on … From formal English to slang