Take the flak meaning

What does the saying 'Take the flak' mean?

Idiom: Take the flak


If you take the flak, you are strongly criticised for something.
('Take flak' is also used.)

Country: International English | Subject Area: War, weapons and conflict | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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