Значение идиомы give it to

[give it to] {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To give punishment to; beat.

The crowd yelled for the wrestler to give it to his opponent.

Syn.: LET HAVE IT. 2. To scold.

Jerry’s mother gave it to him forcoming home late.

Compare: GIVE A PIECE OF ONE’S MIND, LACE INTO. Contrast: CATCH IT.